NGT Directs Ludhiana Civic Body to Remove Green Belt Area Construction
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NGT Directs Ludhiana Civic Body to Remove Green Belt Area Construction

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation to dismantle unauthorised constructions built on the green belt area within the city limits. This decision follows complaints regarding illegal encroachments and violations of environmental norms in the sensitive green zone.

The NGT's directive comes in response to petitions highlighting the degradation of green spaces due to unauthorised construction activities. It emphasises the importance of preserving urban green belts for environmental sustainability and public welfare.

The Ludhiana civic body has been mandated to take immediate action to demolish the illegal structures and restore the green belt area to its original state. This includes implementing stringent measures to prevent future encroachments and uphold ecological balance within the city.

The NGT's intervention underscores its commitment to enforcing environmental laws and protecting green spaces from unauthorised development. It aims to deter violations that pose risks to ecological health and biodiversity, promoting responsible urban planning and sustainable development practices.

Local authorities are expected to collaborate with environmental experts and stakeholders to ensure compliance with the NGT's order while mitigating environmental damage caused by unauthorised construction activities. The ruling serves as a reminder of the imperative to balance urban development with environmental conservation efforts, safeguarding green areas for present and future generations.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation to dismantle unauthorised constructions built on the green belt area within the city limits. This decision follows complaints regarding illegal encroachments and violations of environmental norms in the sensitive green zone. The NGT's directive comes in response to petitions highlighting the degradation of green spaces due to unauthorised construction activities. It emphasises the importance of preserving urban green belts for environmental sustainability and public welfare. The Ludhiana civic body has been mandated to take immediate action to demolish the illegal structures and restore the green belt area to its original state. This includes implementing stringent measures to prevent future encroachments and uphold ecological balance within the city. The NGT's intervention underscores its commitment to enforcing environmental laws and protecting green spaces from unauthorised development. It aims to deter violations that pose risks to ecological health and biodiversity, promoting responsible urban planning and sustainable development practices. Local authorities are expected to collaborate with environmental experts and stakeholders to ensure compliance with the NGT's order while mitigating environmental damage caused by unauthorised construction activities. The ruling serves as a reminder of the imperative to balance urban development with environmental conservation efforts, safeguarding green areas for present and future generations.

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