Why NGT stayed Central Govt’s Nicobar development project?

NGT gives J&K govt four-week deadline for landslide rehabilitation plans

On April 3, the eastern court of the National Green Court (NGT) issued an order to stop the Great Nicobar Island project, which is worth Rs 72 billion. NGT forms committee to review project clearance The NGT chaired by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has identified deficiencies in the environment clearance granted to the Great Nicobar … Read more

Deforestation in Nicobar, but trees to be planted in Haryana, does it make sense?

What is GIS Tech India going to use for environmental clearance?

The environment ministry said that forest loss in the Bay of Bengal’s Great Nicobar Island is to be compensated by afforestation in Aravalli in Haryana. The Union Environment Ministry has given its in-principle nod for the diversion of about 130.75 sq km of forest area in Great Nicobar Island for a development project. With an … Read more