NGT levies Rs 2 crore fine on Tamil Nadu PWD for poor pre-monsoon preparations

Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission Scheme, administrative sanction for an estimated Rs 603.67 crores was obtained, but no tangible action was taken.

Even as the North East monsoon has finally arrived, the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has come down heavily on the Tamil Nadu government for poor pre-monsoon preparedness and imposed a penalty of Rs 2 crore on the Public Works Department (PWD).

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