NGT orders Maharashtra government to pay ₹12,000 crore compensation for improper waste management

The National Green Tribunal held that the compensation under Section 15 of the NGT Act was necessary to remedy the continuing damage to the environment.
National Green Tribunal and Maharashtra
National Green Tribunal and Maharashtra

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed the State of Maharashtra to pay ₹12,000 crores as environmental compensation for improper management of solid and liquid waste [Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues (Arising out of directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in W.P. No. 888/1996 and W.P. No. 375/2012)]

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