Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding disposal of fly ash in the rivulet and the water body near Village Gidher, District Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh by Hindalco Industry Ltd, 05/09/2016
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Upendra Prasad Pandey Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 05/09/2016 regarding disposal of fly ash in the rivulet and the water body near Village Gidher and also at Orgari (District Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh) by Hindalco Industry Ltd.
The MPPCB in their inspection report had brought out that the ash disposal site at Village Gidher is approximately 200 meters from the Village school which is now abandoned and now shifted to a new site at Majhgaon. Counsel for the State has also submitted on 22.08.2016 that the entire compensation amount as per the assessment made amounting to Rs. 49,95,789/- has been paid to the farmers of the Village Gidher and Orgari.