NGT directs Andhra Pradesh Government to pay ₹5 Crore interim compensation for damaging mangroves for housing scheme

The Tribunal appointed a Committee to further assess the nature of the restoration process as well as the value of the mangroves and the final compensation to be deposited by the State Government.
National Green Tribunal (NGT)
National Green Tribunal (NGT)

The National Green Tribunal at Chennai on Monday directed the State of Andhra Pradesh to pay an interim compensation of ₹5 Crores for destruction of around 18 acres of mangroves in coastal areas of Kakinada District. [Satyanarayana Bolisetty vs The Union of India]

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