NGT directs G’bad Mun. Commissioner to remove Kaushambi encroachments in 30 days; fines Rs 10 k for non-compliance


Lambasting the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) for its failure removing encroachments on green belts by some influential organisations at Kaushambi the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today fined the Ghaziabad Municipal Commissioner and the Executive Officer Rs 10,000 each that have to be deposited in a week’s time. The NGT while also directing the Municipal Commissioner—who appeared today—to do away with the pending encroachments in a month’s time. The officials will have to be present at the NGT again on March 4- the date of next hearing.

The NGT Principal bench headed by Justice Raguvendra S Rathore said that despite a previous order and report submitted by the court appointed commissioner the compliance  of the order had not been made to remove encroachents. reporter