Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel appointed as chairman of National Green Tribunal.

Supreme Court judge Adarsh Kumar Goel was appointed as the chairperson of National Green Tribunal. He will have a tenure of five years from the date he assumes office or till he reaches the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier. Goel, who was elevated to Supreme Court on July 7, 2014. He had previously served as Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court and prior to that, he was the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court.