Ngt Imposes Satisfactory For ₹5,000 For Open Defecation, Dumping Of Waste On Yamuna Floodplains

ADVERTISEMENTNEW DELHI — The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today banned open defecation and dumping of waste on the floodplains of the Yamuna and announced an environment compensation of Rs 5,000 for those who violated the diktat.
The directions came as the NGT was hearing a plea on the monitoring of implementation of the ‘Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017’.
The tribunal was informed that a total of 14 STP projects are to be constructed to clean wastewater.
Of these, seven are to be built by the Delhi Jal Board with its own funds.
The green panel noted that almost 67 per cent of the pollution reaching the Yamuna would be treated by the two sewage treatment plants (STP) located at Delhi Gate and Najafgarh under Phase 1 of the ‘Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017’.

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