The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court has struck down a central government notification transferring the jurisdiction for Goa-related matters from the Pune Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to the Principal Bench at New Delhi.
The notification was issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate change (MOEF) on August 10, two months after the state government requested for the same. The request was made on the ground that Pune, being poorly connected to Goa by air, was not an ideal location . . .
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