TN govt fined 2 cr for delay in removal of encroachments in Chennai by NGT

The NGT has slapped a penalty of 2 crore on the Tamil Nadu government over the inordinate delay in removal of the encroachments along and prevention of pollution of Adyar and Cooum rivers in Chennai

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel slammed the state government over poor pre-monsoon preparedness and asked its Public Works Department to deposit the amount within 15 days with the Central Pollution Control Board.

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