NGT slaps fine on Delhi Technological University
NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has imposed a penalty on the Delhi Technological University (DTU) for failing to devise a mechanism to treat the huge quantity of waste generated by it and not complying with environment laws.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar imposed an environment compensation of Rs 25,000 on the erring educational body for not taking adequate protection for protection of ecology.
"Noticee submits that they have received the show cause notice and they have taken steps as were required.
"However, it is a continuous process and it is assured by the counsel on behalf of noticee that in future also they will comply with all steps and install requisite anti-pollution devices.
"The environmental compensation of Rs 25,000 should be made within two weeks to Delhi Pollution Control Committee, failing which the same shall be recovered as arrears of land revenue by the concerned," the bench said.