Supreme Court gives ministry a deadline for the appointment of expert members to NGT.
18 nov 2020
New Delhi:Today The supreme Court directed the ministry of environmental, forest and climate change (MOEFCC) to process the pending appointments to vacancies in the National Green tribunal (NGT). Justices AM Khanwilkar, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari gave four weeks time for the process. Regarding vacancies in the NGT and seeking expeditious appointment a petition was filled by NGT Bar association (Western zone) against the Union of India regarding it. Today the petitoner has submitted that appointment of expert members are still pending before the appointment Committee since September.