Mizoram is assessed an environmental penalty by the NGT of Rs. 50 crore.

The state of Mizoram has been awarded an environmental compensation of Rs 50 crore . Mizoram has been accused of failing to control solid and liquid waste production and treatment .

New Delhi, December 9: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has awarded the state of Mizoram with an environmental compensation of Rs 50 crore for allegedly failing to control solid and liquid waste production and treatment, causing damage to the environment, according to the Bench of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, who gave a speech on December 8, 2022, adding, We hope in the light of his meeting with the Chief Secretary, that the state of Mizoram will take further steps in the process The Chief Secretary's oversight is also provided with information, such as the 23.94 MLD in sewage production and treatment, and there is a shortage in solid waste management, which totals 60,000 MT.The estimated environmental compensation is about Rs 50 crores, but the Tribunal also learned that the amount of Rs 50 crores available with the government can be fenced for use only for sewage and solid waste management.The Tribunal also found that the Secretary, Ministry of Defence, GoI, in cooperation with DG, MES, DG, Defense Estates, and other relevant authorities, should ensure that appropriate measures are taken for waste collection by proper monitoring in the interests of the environment and public health.They may also collaborate with the ULBs concerned.

The state has the responsibility to have a comprehensive time-bound strategy with divergent funding to curb waste, which is the state's sole responsibility.If there is a deficit in budgetary funds, it is up to the state to provide appropriate planning by lowering costs or increasing resources.The Tribunal is also monitoring the matters of solid and liquid waste management as per the Supreme Court order dated 02.09.2014 and order dated 22.02.2017 on the topic of liquid waste management.Other related problems include air pollution of 351 miles of river stretches, 124 non-attainment cities in terms of air quality, 100 polluted industrial clusters, illicit sand mining, etc.

The Tribunal ruled that large-scale breaches of environmental laws were resulting in deaths and illnesses, as well as irreversible harm to the environment, with no accountability.Nonetheless, State authorities committed a rampant crime, with virtually no excuse, to remedy the unconstitutional state's unrest by the assistance of the highest functionaries.

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