Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding noise pollution because of vehicles affecting the health of residents of Panchshila Park Area, Delhi, 04/10/2017
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Omesh Saigal Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding noise pollution because of vehicles affecting the health of residents of Panchshila Park Area, Delhi.
NGT directs that the portion of the Outer Ring Road passing through Panchsheel Park be made of smooth asphalt which will basically be a low noise causing material. Planting of trees and shrubs along both sides of the road should be done more vigorously to prevent noise pollution. The existing ban on pressure horns and prevention of overloading of goods carriers shall be strictly implemented by the Delhi Police. The Court also asked for the installation of speed cameras by December 2017.