Wular Conservation & Management Authority

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Hon'ble chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High court, Ms Gita Mittal' visit to Ningli.

Hon’ble Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Ms.Gita Mittal and Hon’ble Shri Justice Sanjay Dhar today carried out spot visit of disputed dumping site at Ningli Sopore in connection with PIL No. 8/2020 Central Aquaf Committee Vs Union of India. Hon’ble Madam Chief Justice examined demarcation records and maps of Wular Lake on spot and after verifying ground position, directed immediate closure of said dumping site. Hon’ble Madam Chief Justice directed district administration to identify alternative site outside boundary of Wular lake and advised stakeholders to adopt modern and scientific waste management techniques to reduce impact on ecology and environment. Hon’ble Justices also planted saplings at Forest Rest house Ningli during this field visit programme. Hon’ble Madam Chief Justice also took stock of ongoing dredging works in Wular Lake at Wular Vintage Park Bandipora. She expressed satisfaction over the progress of lake conservation works.