NGT issues notice to Assam after news report alleges illegal diversion of forest land for Commando Battalion HQ

A coram of Chairperson Justice Prakash Shrivastava and expert member Dr A Senthi Vel determined that the report raised a substantial issue regarding compliance with environmental norms and took cognisance of the same.
National Green Tribunal (NGT)
National Green Tribunal (NGT)

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently issued notice to the State of Assam after a news item alleged that forest officials bypassed mandatory procedures under the Forest (Conservation) Act to illegally divert 44 hectares of protected forest land for Commando Battalion headquarters in Barak Valley.

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