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NGT directs Haryana chief secy to chalk out strategy for waste disposal

Noting unsatisfactory state of affairs of compliance of norms by housing societies in Gurgaon, the NGT has directed the Haryana chief secretary to chalk out strategy for disposal of untreated sewage

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


Noting unsatisfactory state of affairs of compliance of environmental norms by group housing societies in Gurgaon, the Green Tribunal has directed the chief secretary to chalk out strategy for disposal of untreated sewage.

A bench headed by Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said stringent compliance regime has to be applied for protection of environment and public health and for upholding the Rule of Law.

The green panel said it has been seen in the recent past that allegations of non-compliance of environmental norms as well as conditions of grant of Occupancy Certificates are being flagrantly violated by project proponents of group housing projects in

We have noticed unsatisfactory state of affairs of compliance of environmental norms in the State of in the context of fragrant violation in process of building projects.

The action taken so far is inadequate. Consistent with the directions issued in the said cases, we issue similar direction in the present matter requiring the Chief Secretary, Haryana to coordinate with all concerned Departments and adopt further suitable action plan which may include remedial action for the present matter, the bench said.

The compliance report may be filed by the Chief Secretary, Haryana before the next date by e-mail, the tribunal said while posting the matter for next hearing in January 20, 2021.

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by Gurgaon resident Aditya Jakhar alleging disposal of untreated sewage in open by Sare Homes Society at Gurgaon, which was causing health hazard in the area.

The state pollution control board had told the that sewage treatment plant of the project was not properly working and polluting discharge was being released illegally.

Prosecution has been initiated against M/s Ramprastha Saare Township, Village Wazirpur Meoka, Gurugram, on account of violation of environmental norms and also against the Directors of the project.

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First Published: Thu, October 08 2020. 16:29 IST