Source : India legal
The Supreme Court directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to hurry the process of pending appointments to vacancies in the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari allowed four weeks for the process.
The bench was hearing a petition from the NGT Bar Association against the Union of India, regarding vacancies in the NGT and seeking appointments.
The petitioners submitted that appointment of expert members are still pending before the appointment committee since September.