Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Supreme Court gives ministry a deadline for appointment of expert members to NGT

New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court today directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to hasten the process of pending appointments to vacancies in the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari allowed four weeks for the process.

The bench was hearing a petition from the NGT Bar Association (Western Zone) against the Union of India, regarding vacancies in the NGT and seeking expeditious appointments.

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The petitioners today submitted that appointment of expert members are still pending before the appointment committee since September.



  1. Public & Pvt industrial sector are approaching supreme court in order to overcome the NGT. Ruling on pollution issues.including other matters as well.

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