Yettinahole: NGT adjourns case to Jan 8

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Chennai, on Monday adjourned to January 8, 2016 the hearing on a case pertaining to forest clearance for the Yettinahole drinking water project, the State Water Resources department said in a release.

The State government sought the adjournment stating that it has already approached the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) seeking permission to divert 14 hectares of forest land for the project.

The government has also given an undertaking to the court that it will not resume the project work until the MoEF permission is obtained.

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