The National Green Tribunal (NGT) took serious note of the issue of water shortage in Ganga and Yamuna in Sangam Nagari and issued a notice to the Environment Ministry as well as NTPC. The NGT said the quantity of water in the river is decreasing due to the impact of Bara Power Plant and Prayagraj Power Plant of National Thermal Power Corporation. Problems arose due to water from two rivers entering the power plant.

Jagran correspondent, Prayagraj. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) took serious note of the issue of water shortage in Ganga and Yamuna in Sangam Nagari and issued a notice to the Environment Ministry as well as NTPC. The NGT said the quantity of water in the river is decreasing due to the impact of Bara Power Plant and Prayagraj Power Plant of National Thermal Power Corporation.

Problems arose due to water from two rivers entering the power plant. The hearing for further proceedings will be held on February 7. The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, NTPC and other agencies on a plea on water shortage in Yamuna and Ganga rivers in Prayagra.

Problems are being faced in organizing Kumbh Mela and Kumbh Mela.

The petition said that due to lack of water in the rivers, it may be difficult to organize events like Kumbh Mela and Maghemera in the next two decades. The petition said that there has been water shortage due to lack of water in many institutions including Kishanpur Canal and two thermal power plants.

A bench headed by National Green Tribunal Chairperson Justice Prakash Srivastava said the petition raised important issues related to compliance with environmental laws. The bench comprised judicial member Justice Sudhir Aggarwal and expert member A. Senthil Vel was also there.

The bench said that many officials including the Secretary of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Member Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Prayagraj District Commissioner of Bala Thermal Power Corporation have been made accused in the case. District Magistrate. Responsible for plant operations and Prayagraj operations of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) etc.

The tribunal said it will send a notice to the defendant asking it to respond within eight weeks.

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