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Rs 1,114 crore to be deposited in ring-fenced account for waste management

The Jharkhand Government has informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it has allocated Rs 1,114 crore and will soon be credited to a separate ring-fenced account for the purpose of solid as well as liquid waste management.

The Jharkhand Government has informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it has allocated Rs 1,114 crore and will soon be credited to a separate ring-fenced account for the purpose of solid as well as liquid waste management." Earlier while awarded Environment Compensation on several states, the NGT had said that "award of compensation has become necessary under section 15 of the NGT Act to remedy the continuing damage to the environment and to comply with directions of the Supreme Court requiring this Tribunal to monitor enforcement of norms for solid and liquid waste management.Moreover, without fixing the quantified liability necessary for restoration, the mere passing of orders has not shown any tangible results in the last several years (for solid waste management) and five years (for liquid waste management), even after the expiry of statutory/laid down timelines.The directions were passed by the Green court while examining the issues of solid as well as liquid waste management as per orders of the Supreme Court order dated 02.

2014 with regard to solid waste management and order dated 22.2017 with regard to liquid waste management.

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