NGT sets tough conditions for commercial use of groundwater
- The tribunal urges authorities to be strict in granting permits and initiate swift action in case of breaches
- The NGT has struck down the CGWA’s 2020 guidelines, saying they were against the law
NEW DELHI : In a major revamp of regulations, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set stringent conditions for commercial groundwater use, asking authorities to be tightfisted in granting permits, initiating swift punitive action in case of breaches and mandating third-party compliance audit of businesses every year.
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