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NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

PATNA: NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed an environmental penalty or fine of Rs 4,000 crore on the Bihar government for its failure to manage solid and liquid waste scientifically.

 NGT Chief Jury Presiding Judge AK Goel at Thursday’s hearing ordered the sum to be paid into a “segregated account” within two months; to operate on behalf of the Secretary-General solely for waste management in the state. It also stated that the amount should be held “without limit”, i. H. it should not expire beyond a certain date.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

The amount is ordered for the construction of waste treatment plants, the recultivation of old waste and the construction of sewage treatment plants (STP) and fecal sludge and waste water treatment plants so that there are no gaps. Chief Secretary Amir Subhani, Additional Chief Secretary (Urban Development and Housing) Arunish Chawla and Chief Executive Officer of Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Dhramendra Singh were present at the hearing.

According to the order, Bihar generates approximately 5,437 tonnes (DPT) of solid waste per day, of which only approximately 1,365 TPD is treated, leaving a huge gap of 4,072 TPD. During Thursday’s hearing, the NGT panel noted that in Bihar the amount of pre-existing waste was over 11.7 lakh and untreated municipal waste was 4,072 tons per day and that the gap between liquid waste generation and treatment was 2,193 million liters per day. The committee is hoping for further measures from the state government through innovative approaches and consistent monitoring.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

NGT imposes compensation on various states for e. Olack of scientific management of solid and liquid waste September 1, 2022, NGT imposed Rs. 3,500 in compensation on the West Bengal government in the same case. Green Court NGT fines Bihar Rs 4,000 crore for negligent waste disposal with no escape, jurors heard.

New Delhi: The NGT fines Bihar Rs 4,000 crore in environmental damages for failing to scientifically manage solid and liquid waste according to the polluter pays principle. Judge AK Goel ordered that the money be deposited in a segregated account within two months.

The account will only be maintained at the direction of the Chief Secretary of State for Waste. The panel, which also includes Justices Sudhir Agarwal and Arun Kumar Tyagi and Expert Members Afroz Ahmad and A Senthil Vel, said: “We are imposing an indemnity of Rs 4,000 crore on the State based on the polluter’s late payment of liquids and solids.” Violation of the legal mandate, in particular the judgments of the Supreme Court and this Court to handle scientifically.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

With this amount, waste treatment plants are to be built, old waste recycled and a sewage treatment plant (STP) as well as a sewage and faucal sludge treatment plant built so that there are no gaps, according to the jury. , NGT said hazardous waste totaled over 11.74 metric lakh, as well as untreated municipal solid waste to 4,072 metric tons per day and a gap in liquid waste generation and treatment of 2,193 million liters per day.

“Explore better alternatives to using wet waste for composting in appropriate locations. The level of wastewater treatment costs can be checked in relation to realistic expenditures for decentralized/traditional or other systems,” said the NGT judge. reconstruction plans should be implemented simultaneously, as soon as possible in all counties, cities, townships and villages according to the schedule, without further delay, with a well-organized monitoring mechanism at the state and provincial levels.

“District judges assume responsibility for the oversight of sewage and waste management and report regularly monthly to the general secretary, ensuring overall compliance by the general secretary, for whom meetings are regularly scheduled,” the court ordered. Also instructed the Secretary of State to take further corrective action to ensure compliance with the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Regulations within the statutory deadlines.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

“Likewise, the deadlines for ensuring the necessary wastewater disposal systems are to be regarded as strict deadlines in the light of the BGH judgment of February 22, 2017,” the court said. Directed the general secretary to establish immediate and regular orientation programs at the appropriate institutional level to address environmental issues at the district level.

NGT fines Bihar 4,000 crore in environmental damages for negligent waste disposal. Composite Judge AK Goel ordered the sum to be paid into a separate account within two months. The account will only be maintained at the direction of the Chief Secretary of State for Waste.

The panel, which also includes Justices Sudhir Agarwal and Arun Kumar Tyagi, and Expert Members Afroz Ahmad and A Senthil Vel, said, “We are imposing an indemnity of Rs 4,000 crore on the state based on the polluter’s default in scientific handling of liquids and solids in violation of legal mandates, particularly rulings of the Supreme Court and that court and faucal sludge treatment plant, the jury found. , NGT said hazardous waste totaled over 11.74 metric lakh, as well as untreated municipal solid waste to 4,072 metric tons per day and a gap in liquid waste generation and treatment of 2,193 million liters per day.

NGT fines Rs 4,000 crore on Bihar government for poor waste management.

“Explore better alternatives to compost wet waste in the right places. The level of expenditure on sewage treatment plants can be reviewed in terms of the realistic expenditure associated with decentralized/traditional or other systems,” said the NGT judge, timely without further delay, with a well-organized monitoring mechanism at the provincial and county levels. “District judges assume responsibility for oversight of sewage and waste management and report regularly monthly to the general secretary, and general compliance is ensured by the general secretary, for whom meetings are held regularly,” the court ordered.

Also instructed the Secretary of State to take further corrective action to ensure compliance with the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Regulations within the statutory deadlines. “Similarly, in light of the Supreme Court ruling of February 22, 2017, the timelines for ensuring that the necessary wastewater management systems are in place should be considered firm timelines,” the court said. Directed the general secretary to promptly and regularly establish orientation programs at the appropriate institutional level to address environmental issues at the district level.

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