News

February 14, 2020

Godrej To Challenge NGT Order Quashing Nod To Project


[ By Bobby Anthony ]

Godrej-Properties

Godrej Properties has stated that it will challenge the NGT order quashing environmental nod granted to one of its housing project in Bengaluru, saying that no construction work has been done in the buffer zone of lake.

Earlier, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had quashed the environmental clearance (EC) granted to a high-rise residential project being built by Godrej in Bengaluru for raising construction in the buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake.

It may be recalled that a bench comprising NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice S P Wangdi had stated that no environmental clearance could be granted permitting construction in the buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake and drains merely by imposing a condition that no such construction will be raised.

“Stand of the project proponent that the project is permissible cannot be accepted. It is clear that the project stipulates construction in the buffer zone, in violation of zoning plan and judgment of this tribunal as affirmed by the Supreme Court. Accordingly, the appeal is allowed and the EC is quashed,” the bench had stated.

Related Post

latest News

  • Strong teams across New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru promoted by DSK

    Strong teams based across New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, reputed in the areas of projects, project finance, banking and finance, corporate and M&A,...

    Read More
  • Extradition Trial Of PNB Fraud Accused Fugitive Economic Offender Nirav Modi To Begin By May 2020 In London Court

    The extradition trial of Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi who has been officially proclaimed as a fugitive economic offender in the Punjab National ...

    Read More
  • IDIA founder and IP doyen Shamnad Basheer passed away

    Shamnad Basheer, an Indian scholar and founder of Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) passed away in a tragic car acci...

    Read More
shares