National Green Tribunal Registrar General Ashu Garg passed away due to COVID19 on Friday.
The news has been confirmed by the administrative civil judge (central), Delhi, Shirish Aggarwal.
In a circular, issued on Friday, Aggarwal said: “With profound sorrow and grief, this is to inform that Sh. Ashu Garg, Ld. Registrar General, National Green Tribunal, New Delhi, has left for his heavenly abode today morning due to Covid-I9.”
According to reports, Garg completed his BA LLB (Honours) from Amity Law School in 2005.
Garg subsequently did his LLM from Kurukshetra University.
He also did PG diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from Indian Law Institute, Delhi and PG diploma in Cyber Laws from Amity Law School, Delhi.
Garg, who served as a law researcher at Delhi High Court, joined the Delhi Judicial Service in 2007.
In November, 2019, he was promoted to Delhi Higher Judicial Service.
As a judicial officer, Garg has worked as civil judge, metropolitan magistrate, additional senior civil judge/judge small causes court, additional chief metropolitan magistrate and chief metropolitan magistrate (central), Delhi.
Garg was also appointed as an additional sessions judge in Delhi.
He joined the National Green Tribunal (NGT) as the Registrar General of the Tribunal’s Principal Bench in New Delhi on January 14, 2020.