Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding mining operations in Piparwar Open Cast Project, Jharkhand, 21/08/2018
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding mining operations in Piparwar Open Cast Project, Jharkhand. This is an application moved by the Central Coalfields Ltd. in which it is prayed that the applicant may be permitted to continue the mining operations in the broken up area. It is further prayed that the Ministry of Environment and Forests should consider and grant the application for grant of extension of 43.30 ha. of forest land for non forest purposes under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.