NGT is a vital cog in environment regulation but it needs a performance review & better staffing

The frequency with which National Green Tribunal orders are being appealed in Supreme Court and high courts should prod GoI to a review. In a recent order, SC criticized NGT for “mechanical and pre-drafted” orders after a construction firm complained that it wasn’t heard before a hefty penalty of Rs 40 crore was imposed on … Read more

How to maintain a clean and safe environment

As per a recent WHO study, 99% of the world’s population is breathing polluted, toxic air laden with fine particulate matter. The major cause of damage to the planet’s resources, such as forests, seas, mountains, and the atmosphere, is human greed. But there are various ways one can adhere to environmental standards that protect the … Read more