National Green Tribunal imposes ₹2 crores fine on PMC for breaking the order on garbage: PUNE

NGT Principal bench_new delhi_photo by anil shakya

NGT Principal bench_new delhi_photo by anil shakya

PMC has not completely followed  the tribunal order from 2018,related to a garbage dumping in Uruli Devachi, Phursungi. 

Related to a garbage dumping ground in uruli  Devachi and Phursungi,The national Green tribunal imposes₹2 crores fine on Pune  municipal corporation for not following rules completely with the tribunal order from 2018.

Adarsh Kumar Goel, the chairperson and Sudhir Agarwal, M Sathyanarayanan, and Brijesh Sethi; and experts containing members of NGT. 

The 2 crores amount will be used for enforcement of an action plan to restore the environment in the area which will have to be prepared by  PMC as originally directed and submitted to the Maharashtra pollution control board. 

 The Maharashtra environment secretary will monitor the  compliance by PMC. On 19 july, 2018,the NGT had issued a show case notice to PMC asking why an order from 2017 December, hadn't been complied with. 

 Additionally, the 2018 order, after showing notice, had asked PMC to pay ₹2 crores to the MPCB( Maharashtra pollution control board) in  the form of bank guarantee to ensure compliance. 

The mention order is upon failure of compliance of any part of order, the bank guarantee ₹2 crores should be encashed.



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