Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding construction of transmission lines from Udupi to Hassan without obtaining forest clearance, 03/03/2017

  • 03/03/2017

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Janajagrithi Samithi Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/03/2017 regarding construction of transmission lines from Udupi to Hassan. According to the appellant, the construction work had started even before forest clearance was obtained under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Supreme Court directs the Central Empowered Committee to give the Apex Court a report within six weeks of the possible environmental damage that may have been caused by the construction on the basis of the allegations made by the appellant.