Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding forest encroachment at Park Estate, Hathipaon, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, 16/01/2020
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharti Kawatra Vs Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board & Others dated 16/01/2020 regarding illegal construction activity in forest area without requisite approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 at Park Estate, Hathipaon, Mussoorie, Dehradun District, Uttarakhand.
It has been stated that illegal construction was taking place and road widened. The applicant has alleged that adverse impact on ecology and environment is being ignored for commercial benefit of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board.
The NGT directed submission of a factual and action taken report in the matter from the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest & Head of the Forest Force, Uttarakhand within one month.