National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar retired from the post after completing his five-year tenure.
His successor is yet to be appointed. Justice Kumar resigned as Supreme Court judge after he was appointed NGT chairperson on December 20, 2012.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
- The first chairperson of the tribunal was Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta, who was appointed on October 18, 2010.
- The tribunal’s principal bench is located in New Delhi.
- The NGT was established on October 18, 2010 under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010.
Source- The Hindu Business Line