Himachal News : The National Green Tribunal has issued orders with immediate effect against Himachal Pradesh including the world famous Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) for providing groundwater facilities without permission in 20 stadiums across the country sanctioned by the ICC for the ICC ODI World Cup.
National Green Tribunal has strongly challenged the Central Ground Water Authority on the use of ground water facilities without permission in all the important 20 international cricket stadiums across the country including Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA). NGT said that without permission ground water and international facilities are being used on Indian land. Orders have also been issued to the International Cricket Council (ICC), along with issuing a report to the Central Ground Water Authority with strict action.
The NGT bench comprising of Honorable Chairman of the National Green Tribunal, Justice Prakash Srivastava, Sudhir Aggarwal and Chairman of the Inquiry Committee, Dr. A. Senthil Vel, has issued this order, taking strict action, the NGT judges have said that the International Cricket Council Under the pressure of the Indian Cricket Association, a fine will be imposed against all the international cricket stadiums which violate the Indian standards and use groundwater, which will be the biggest fine till date. Also, action will be taken under the Environment Act against all the international cricket stadiums which are playing with environmental protection. Will go.
NGT released the report of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India
The National Green Tribunal, keeping in mind the highlights of the report of the Ministry of Jal Shakti and Department of Jal Shakti, Government of India, after inspection of all the 26 recognized international cricket stadiums of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and Government of India, has approved the decision of 24 International Cricket Stadiums. But orders have been issued to take strict action against borewells by installing tube wells under the ground water level.
No Objection Certificate (NOC) missing in all international cricket stadiums
No Objection Certificate (NOC) has not been received from 24 out of 26 international cricket stadiums registered with the Government of India that use groundwater facilities.
The National Green Tribunal, while noting the report of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, said that only four international cricket stadiums of the Government of India have No Objection Certificate (NOC) along with the harvesting system set up for rain water collection in all four international cricket stadiums. , Special No Objection Certificate (NOC) has been obtained for sewerage treatment plant facility, treatment plant plant and ground water facilities.
Petitioner Haider Ali, who filed the petition, told the National Green Tribunal bench that
Orders have been issued to the government to take special action only on the petition regarding misuse of groundwater facilities in international cricket stadiums without permission.
On the petition, petitioner Haider Ali said that the facility of treated water from Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) is not being used in all the 20 international cricket stadiums. On filing the petition during the hearing on the petition, Haider Ali said that in all the 20 international cricket stadiums, groundwater facilities are being used in the sports grounds without the laws made for rainwater harvesting. Told that if groundwater facilities continue to be used like this in international cricket stadiums then the general public may be deprived of drinking clean water.
These four international cricket stadiums are following the rules of NGT
Out of 26 international cricket stadiums recognized by the Government of India, only four international cricket stadiums include Narendra Modi International Cricket Stadium, VCA Cricket Stadium in Nagpur, M Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium in Bengaluru, JSCA International Cricket Stadium in Ranchi, No Objection Certificate (NOC), Varsha. Special rules and conditions are being followed for water harvesting systems, sewerage treatment plants and ground water facilities.
These ten stadiums are not following ground water facilities
National Green Tribunal rules are not being followed in 10 international cricket stadiums across the country including Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), Dharamshala. All these cricket stadiums neither have a well-equipped system for rain water harvesting nor sewerage treatment plants. Special No Objection Certificate (NOC) for special sewerage treatment plants and ground water facilities is also not available. Apart from Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy International Cricket Stadium Vizag, ACA International Cricket Stadium Barsapara Assam, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium Raipur, Eden Gardens Kolkata, Brabourne Cricket Stadium, Barabati Cricket Stadium Cuttack, Orissa, IS Bindra Cricket Stadium Mohali, Sawai Mansingh International Cricket Stadium, Jaipur, Sports Hub International Cricket Stadium, Trivandrum are included in these stadiums.
All the stadiums included in the other 12 international cricket stadiums have been found to be following the rules very well.
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