Q.3)The NGT recently completed 10 years of its formation. Discuss its significance in the light of increasing environmental concerns.

Why this question:

Tribunals form an important part of GS Paper II.

Key Demand of the Question:

Significance of the NGT in handling environmental concerns, challenges it faces and solutions to tackle them.


Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.


Briefly introduce the evolution of NGT and its functioning.


In the first part of the question, highlight the significance of NGT. Give examples of some important changes that have occurred due to NGT.

In the next part, mention the issues it faces like lack of sufficient autonomy, independence, lack of compliance, etc. 


Conclude by giving measures to strengthen NGT.