Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Konuthupuzha river pollution, Tripunithura district, Kerala, 24/01/2022

  • 24/01/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Koshy Samuel Vs State of Kerala dated 24/01/2022.

Grievance in the application is regarding Konuthupuzha River which is in Tripunithura District and requires immediate attention to resolve the issues of flooding of the adjacent area by the river due to chocking and also to solve the issue of pollution.

The NGT directed the CPCB, Kerala State Pollution Control Board, Regional Office (MoEF &CC) Bengaluru, Superintendent Engineer, Irrigation Department, Tripunithura, Municipal Commissioner, Tripunithura and District Magistrate Tripunithura to ascertain the factual position. The joint committee would meet within one month and look into the grievance and a factual and action taken report must be furnished within three months.