Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining in the catchment area of the Sardar Samand Lake, Pali District, Rajasthan, 20/02/2017

  • 20/02/2017

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tilok Ram Vs State of Rajasthan dated 20/02/2017 regarding illegal mining in the catchment area of the Sardar Samand Lake in Distric Pali, Rajasthan.

National Green Tribunal in the Judgement directs that mining/ stone crusher or any industrial activities to be prohibited within 5 kilometers from the boundary of the water body as well as the rivers Luni & Sukni which have significant role of recharging the Sardar Samand Lake. Also directed the Water Resource Department to take up soil conservation and moisture retention activities in the hillocks surrounding Sardar Samand Lake as also restoration of the mined area and pits.

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