Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding the ferris wheel project (Kolkata Eye) on the Hooghly waterfront, 08/10/2015

  • 08/10/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Kolkata Giant Wheel Pvt. Ltd & Ors Vs Subhas Datta & Ors dated 08/10/2015 regarding the ferris wheel project (Kolkata Eye) on the Hooghly waterfront.

NGT in its order dt. 13.2.15 passed an order restraining any further construction in the river bank and the river bed of river Ganga (Hooghly) in respect of areas viz. Nazirganj to Bally Khal in western side and Tollygunj to Dakhineswar in eastern side of the river. It was further ordered that no construction shall be allowed without undertaking Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) study and devising Environment Management Plan (EMP).

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