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Interglobe Aviation Limited v/s Union of India Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Secretary & Others

Company & Directors' Information:- INTERGLOBE AVIATION LIMITED [Active] CIN = L62100DL2004PLC129768

Company & Directors' Information:- INTERGLOBE AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U62100UP2004PTC028212

Company & Directors' Information:- A K AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U62200MH2007PTC176382

Company & Directors' Information:- S V V AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U62200KA2008PTC046264

Company & Directors' Information:- S R C AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U74899DL1995PTC071383

Company & Directors' Information:- M AND C AVIATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U63013KA2006PTC039002

Company & Directors' Information:- S. A. AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U63040DL2012PTC234038

Company & Directors' Information:- AVIATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U63033DL1996PTC077267

Company & Directors' Information:- S K AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U63090WB1999PTC089940

Company & Directors' Information:- K & K INTERGLOBE PRIVATE LIMITED [Strike Off] CIN = U52300UR2012PTC000215

Company & Directors' Information:- P AND M AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U35999KA2021PTC143523

Company & Directors' Information:- S. S. AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U35300KA2007PTC043583

Company & Directors' Information:- R. S. INDIA AVIATION PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U62100DL2006PTC153980

Company & Directors' Information:- J D M AVIATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED [Active] CIN = U63040PB2013PTC038242

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    Civil Appeal Nos. 79-81 of 2019 with IA No. 179154, 179156, 180514, 179158 of 2018

    Decided On, 16 July 2019

    At, Supreme Court of India


    For the Appellant: Saurabh Kirpal, Jasmeet Singh, AOR, Mrinal Ojha, Ishaan Chhaya, Rashi Goswami, Hemant Jain, S. Rusheet, Saif Ali, Advocates. For the Respondents: Sonia Mathur, Sr. Advocate, Chinmayee Chandra, Santosh Rebello, Swati Ghildiyal, B.V. Balaram Das, AOR, Gurmeet Singh Makker, AOR, Kiran Kumar Patra, AOR, U.A.Rana, M/s. Gagrat And Co, AOR, Sanjay Pal, Amrendra Kumar Mehta, AOR, Gunjan Kumari, Sanjay Kumar Dubey, AOR, Shuchi Singh, Krishna Kant Dubey, Advocates.

Judgment Text

1. In pursuance of the previous order of this Court dated 2 July 2019, the Union Government in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has constituted an expert High Powered Committee to take a considered decision on the issues raised in the appeal after due assessment of the benefits and hazards involved.

2. The Committee consists of the following Members:

i. Principal Advisor (Public Health), MoHFW Chairman

ii. Director, National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi, Dte. GHS, MoHFW- Member

iii. Director, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Dte.GHS, MoHFW- Member

iv. Representative of Directorate General of Civil Aviation Member

v. Head, Epidemiology & Communicable Diseases, ICMR, Delhi Member

vi. National Professional Officer, International Health Regulations, WHO, India Member

vii. Airport Health Officer, Delhi, Dte.GHS, MoHFW Member viii. Deputy Assistant Director General (International Health), Dte. GHS, MoHFW -Member Secretary.

3. Since a Committee has been formed, we defer the hearing of the appeal to enable the Committee to deliberate and submit its report. The Committee would be at liberty to set down the modalities for its proceedings including by furnishing an opportunity to the stakeholders to place their views before the Committee. The Court has been apprised that a formal notification will be issued by the Union Government during the course of the week.

4. The Committee shall prepare and submit its final report to this Court on or before 31 October 2019. We however leave it open to the Committee to submit an interim report.

5. The Union of India is permitted to take out a Miscellaneous Application to facilitate the

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grant of such interim directions as may be warranted in the interest of public health and safety after the report of the Committee is submitted. List the Civil Appeals on 5 November 2019.