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Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding shifting of industrial activities from residential areas of Mathura

Order of the NGT in the matter of Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/11/2019 regarding shifting of industrial activities from residential areas of Mathura. Counsel for the State/UPPCB has stated before the Court that the industries have been shifted to Jai Singh Pura which is also known as Guar Kendra which is an industrial area as per applicable master plan. It has been further stated that out of 77 units 7 units were not found at the location/address, 50 units have been shifted/ closed and 20 units were though consent was rejected and appeals against refusal of consent were dismissed.


NGT directs that any unit out of 77 seeking restoration of water /electricity connection/ desealing will be required to furnish an undertaking before the District Administration and the UPPCB and other concerned authorities will ensure that there is no violation of environment laws at Jai Singh Pura industrial area. If any unit is found operating in the residential area, the Administration may dis-mantle the tank and machinery be removed.