Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding encroachment of the buffer zone of Chelikunta tank, Sangareddy, Telangana, 28/01/2020

  • 28/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Human Rights & Consumer Protection Cell Trust Vs The State of Telangana dated 28/01/2020 regarding encroachment of the buffer zone of Chelikunta tank in Ramchandra Puram Mandal of Sangareddy district of Telangana.

District Collector, Sangareddy District informed the Tribunal that steps are being taken for identifying the position of FTL and buffer zone of the lake and asked for further time for filing detailed report regarding the status of the lake, fixing of FTL and buffer zone and action plan if any, prepared by them for protection of the waterbody after conducting proper survey and what is the nature of things that now exists in that area.

The NGT directs the committee appointed to look into the matter three months time to come with a report, so as to help the court pass appropriate direction to protect the environment as well as the water body.