Case filed in NGT over the construction of a jetty by Deendayal Port Authority

  • 15/07/2022

Brackish Water Research Centre, an NGO, based in Surat, Gujarat approached the NGT for prohibiting construction of a jetty by Deendayal Port Authority, Kutch district through its contractors without obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC). It was said that concerned authorities were also approached, however, no action has been taken so far. The bench of Justice Dinesh Kumar Singh of the Western Zone Bench, Pune admitted the application and noted that "substantial question of environment appears to be made out in the present matter".

The court directed the respondents to submit their reply affidavits and listed the matter, August 26, 2022.