Girija Vaidyanathan made NGT expert member
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan has been appointed Expert Member within the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal in Chennai.
Former Additional Chief Secretary and Commissioner of Revenue Administration K. Satyagopal has been appointed as Expert Member within the Western Zone Bench at Pune.
A PIL had been filed towards the appointment of Ms. Vaidyanathan by Poovulagin Nanbargal on the Madras High Court, which is pending. The NGO mentioned the appointment was violated the rule of thumb that stipulated 5 years expertise within the subject of surroundings or in associated organisations.