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Workshop organized to discuss matters regarding environmental court cases

Workshop organized to discuss matters regarding environmental court cases

Workshop organized to discuss matters regarding environmental court cases

Need to present Government perspective in its true spirit before various courts: Environment Minister
A unique day long workshop was organized by Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change on 06.02.2016 to discuss matters relating to handling of court cases. The workshop was attended by empanelled lawyers of the Ministry from across the country, including those of Supreme Court, High Courts, NGT and CAT.

Speaking on the occasion, Hon’ble Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar stated that protection of environment is a joint responsibility of all the organs of State; he highlighted the need for presenting the perspective of the Ministry in its true spirit before various courts, which will largely obviate many of the problems encountered in handling of cases. He said that Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change truly believes in transparency and “development without destruction”. He called for greater coordination between the counsels and the officers of Ministry so that rationale of various decisions of the Ministry is brought to the notice of Hon’ble Courts in time and cases are decided expeditiously. He exhorted both the counsels and officers to handle cases with passion and efficiency.

Shri P.K. Malhotra, Law Secretary highlighted the need for avoiding unnecessary litigations and need for efficient handling of cases at the notice stage itself. He also highlighted various steps being taken by Government to reduce the litigations and use of technology for improving coordination and efficiency in the matter.

Learned Addl. Solicitor General Ms. Pinky Anand lauded the Ministry for moving towards specialized cadre of environmental lawyers which was the need of the hour in view of growing importance of environment in the society.

The workshop considered a wide range of issues and its recommendations are expected to improve the handling of matters relating to litigation significantly.

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