Four High Court Judges to be appointed as Judicial Members in NGT 2020

    Judicial Members in NGT
    Judicial Members in NGT

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has consented designating Justice Brijesh Sethi, Justice B. Amit Sthalekar, Justice M. Sathyanarayanan and Retd. Justice Sudhir Agarwal as judicial members of National Green Tribunal (NGT) for a period of four years with effect from the date of their assumption of charge of the post or up to attaining the age of 65 years or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.

    Judicial Members in NGT:

    • Justice Sethi, retired Judge of Delhi High Court, graduated in Law from Delhi University in 1982. He started working in Delhi Judicial Services from November 4, 1986 and got elevated to Higher Judicial Services in the year 2000. He got promoted as a permanent Judge of the Delhi High Court on 27th May, 2019 and gradually retired on November 30th 2020.
    • Justice Sthalekar, Judge of Allahabad High Court, graduated in Law from Allahabad University in 1983. He got promoted as an Additional Judge of the Allahabad High Court on November 21st, 2011 and he got elevated as a permanent Judge on August 6th, 2013.
    • Justice Sathyanarayanan, Judge of Madras High Court, was commissioned as an Additional Judge of Madras High Court on April 23rd, 2008 and gradually became a permanent Judge on November 9th, 2009.
    • Justice Agarwal, retired Judge of Allahabad High Court, graduated in Law from Meerut University in the year 1980. He was promoted as an Additional Judge of Allahabad High Court in the year 2005. He was appointed as A permanent Judge in the year 2007 and continued his services till the year April 23rd, 2020.

    Their commissioning was notified by the Department of Personal and Training under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, in reference to the order of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. After the following appointments, currently NGT will have 7 judicial members and 3 expert members along with the Chairperson.

    Judicial Members in NGT

    Judicial Members in NGT