NGT directs states, UTs to form environment monitoring cell

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all the states and union territories to constitute an environment monitoring cell to ensure compliance with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. A bench of NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed environment monitoring cells to be set up in the office of chief secretaries of the states and union territories within one month from March 23.