Question asked in LOK SABHA on 28/11/2005 by SHRI VIJOY KRISHNA, SHRI PRABHUNATH SINGH

Relevant to MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS
Subject: ENVIRONMENTAL CLEARANCE TO CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government has given environmental clearance for the construction of shopping malls and other building projects in several parts of Delhi;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether construction is destroying the character if the Ridge area; and
(d)if so, the action taken/proposed to be taken to stop such construction?

Answered by SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA of MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS.

(a): No Sir.
(b): Does not arise.
(c)&(d): The information is being collected and will be laid on the Table of the House.