Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction of illegal structures on a wetland (Bijli Bandh), Sundargarh district, Odisha, 26/11/2021

  • 26/11/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion (Re: illegal filling of Bijuli bandh (Water Body), Sundargarh, Odisha Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 26/11/2021.

The matter has been related to construction of illegal structures on a wetland known as Bijli Bandh which is the largest waterbody in the district Sundargarh, Odisha. The NGT directed notice to be issued to the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of Odisha, Odisha State Pollution Control Board, Odisha Wetland Authority and State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Bhubaneswar, Odisha returnable within four weeks.