Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal sand mining, 15/03/2019

  • 15/03/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Himmat Singh Shekhawat Vs State of Rajasthan & State of Rajasthan & Others dated 15/03/2019 regarding illegal sand mining.

NGT directs the State of Himachal Pradesh to prepare an appropriate policy in accordance with law, within two months. Report may also be furnished giving particulars of the cases in which the action has been taken, the number of persons proceeded against, number of vehicles seized and the amount of damages recovered. Further the Director of Industries and State Geologist have been asked to be present on the next date of hearing (11/07/2019). Head of the Mining Department from Rajasthan, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh have been asked to remain present before the Tribunal on the next date as no report has been filed by these states.

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