The NGT had earlier barred the chairpersons of nine state pollution control boards from functioning with immediate effect for not being appointed in consonance with the judgment of the tribunal. (PTI) The National Green Tribunal has taken strong exception to an ad-hoc appointee holding the post of chairman of the UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) and asked it to make a regular appointment within three months. The green panel warned the Yogi Adityanath government that in case it fails to complete the appointment process of the chairman within the stipulated time-frame, then the person now holding the post shall cease to function. At present, the environment secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government is holding the additional charge of the chairman’s post. A vacation bench headed… Next »
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