Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding restoration of green belt, sector 48, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, 08/07/2022

  • 08/07/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. L. Sharma & Others Vs New Okhla Industrial Development Authority & Others dated 08/07/2022.

The matter is related to restoration of green belt in Sector 48 NOIDA as per layout plan given in Master Plan 2021 and 2031.

The Tribunal, August 14, 2018 directed removing of encroachments in the green belt, including illegal structures.

The report filed by the NOIDA Authority, May 17, 2022 mentions that a part of the green belt is restored, however, some encroachments are still continuing on "account of pendency of other proceedings. Part of the area is said to be encroached by Police Administration."

The NGT directed the CEO, NOIDA, to monitor further action. When the period of interim order has come to an end, further necessary action has to be taken. The Commissioner of Police, NOIDA has been asked to look into the alleged encroachment by police for parking vehicles and take remedial action as per law, the order, July 8, 2022 said.