Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal and unrestricted mining of sand from the riverbed of Basloi, Jharkhand

  • 28/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birsa Munda Seba Santha Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding illegal and unrestricted mining of sand from the riverbed of river Basloi, Jharkhand being undertaken in gross contravention of the Jharkhand State Sand Mining Policy, 2017. A Joint Committee comprising of (i) the Deputy Commissioner, Pakur Collectorate, (ii) District Mining Officer, Pakur District and (iii) Jharkhand Pollution Control Board (JBCB) submitted a report after inspecting the area in question and stated that the "mining of sand is being done very systematically under strict surveillances of the District Level Task Force Committee."

In view of the above, the application is disposed of.