Progress report filed by the Joint Committee on legacy waste management, Rajasthan, 17/02/2022

  • 17/02/2022

Progress report and comprehensive action plan in OA. No. 172 of 2019 (Residents of Village Adampur, PO Masodi Khera, District Dholpur Vs State of Rajasthan) dated 17/02/2022.

The matter dealt with remediation of legacy waste in Rajasthan.

The meeting of the Joint Committee as per the directions of the NGT was held, February 16, 2022 to review and discuss a comprehensive action plan prepared for remediation of legacy waste.

The NGT was informed of the efforts made by the municipal board, Bari Dhaulpur regarding the remediation of legacy waste. It was decided to replicate the same at all other places in the state. It was decided to prepare an urban local body (ULB) wise plan for the state and along with the plan of mobilization of funds and timelines. A comprehensive action plan for remediation of legacy waste for Rajasthan has been prepared and approved by the committee.

The action plan has been sent to the NGT and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for further compliance.