Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding a paper industry violating environmental norms, Boddam village, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, 10/11/2021

  • 10/11/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nakka Paparao, Mukalla Street, Bodam Village, Rajam Mandal, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 10/11/2021.

Grievance in the application is against operation of Sri Manikanta Paper Product Industry at Boddam village, Rajam mandal, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, in violation of environmental norms. It is stated that in the course of industrial operations of the said unit, noise, air and water pollution is being caused to the detriment of the environment and public health. Also, the industrial unit does not have requisite safety measures to avoid potential accidents.

In view of above, the NGT directed a joint Committee of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board and District Magistrate, Srikakulam to look into the grievance and take remedial action in accordance with law. The joint Committee may visit the site and interact with the stakeholders. A factual and action taken report may be furnished within two months before the Southern Bench of NGT at Chennai, the order said.