The National Green Tribunal today directed Delhi government and other concerned authorities to expeditiously decide on rehabilitation of slum clusters near railway tracks. 

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the city government, railways, Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board and Delhi Development Authority to hold a meeting at the earliest and submit complete action plan with regard to slums. 

“DDA, NCT of Delhi, Railways along with Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board shall hold a meeting and would submit complete action plan on shifting of slums,” the bench said and listed the matter for next hearing on May 3. Read more