Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Mithapur Road Over Bridge Project, Bihar, 04/12/2018

  • 04/12/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Govind Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 04/12/2018. This application seeks direction to stop construction work of Mithpur leg and Patna Junction leg of the Mithapur Road Over Bridge Project and to resume construction only after obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) from State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Bihar.

The Court finds the construction of the road necessary to tackle the traffic congestion which will reduce air pollution. National Green Tribunal while dismissing the application directs the project proponents to consider and adopt the following measures like vertical gardens, provision for noise barriers on sites and certain areas to be declared as "No Horn Zone".