Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal constructions in the flood plain of river Kosi, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, 11/07/2019
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Mohammad Ali Jauhar University & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding illegal constructions in the flood plain of river Kosi at Jauhar Nagar, Rampur by Mohammad Ali Jauhar University. The construction is obstructing free passage of river resulting in scarcity of water and devastation of environment. FIR has been registered in the matter but the illegal encroachment continues resulting in damage to the river.
A Joint Committee comprising State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the District Magistrate, Rampur has been asked by NGT to look into the matter, take action in accordance with law and furnish a factual and action taken report within one month. The SPCB will be the nodal agency for coordination and compliance.