Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanu Gupta Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 16/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place in Kolawal, District Banda, Uttar Pradesh.

BANDA : A village in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district has adopted indigenous techniques to conserve water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Awasthi Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, U.P. & Ors. dated 03/02/2016 regarding mining activity within the district of Banda, Uttar Pradesh carried out in violation of the conditions of the Environmental Clearance.

Application is disposed of holding that mining lease holders, cannot do mining with the aid of machinery.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Brij Mohan Yadav. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 20/07/2015 regarding illegal mechanical mining going on right in the heart of the river Ken at Raipur Village, District Banda, Uttar Pradesh.

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the much awaited Ken-Betwa river link which will benefit Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in terms of meeting irrigation, drinking water and electr

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Bardani Mishra Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Nine Ors dated 01/04/2014 regarding illegal mining in Panna, Chhattarpur and Banda.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/31-2014(CZ)(OA)_1Apr2014.pdf

The National Green Tribunal has expressed displeasure over the absence of a representative of the Ministry of Environment and Forest in a sand mining case, saying even in the New Year it “persists”

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Brij Mohan Yadav. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/10/2013. NGT orders that no illegal mining is to be permitted in District Banda, Uttar Pradesh particularly in rivers Badain and Ken.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/864-2013(MApp)_22Oct2013.pdf

Uttar Pradesh has fared badly in utilising the financial assistance received under the Bundelkhand Package managing to spend only 43.89 per cent of the money allocated to it as Additional Central A

Illegal sand mining is a lucrative business in Uttar Pradesh with all the major rivers in the State mined by the mining mafia with strong political links.

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