Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Serajul Islam & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 16/02/2024.

The “Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2023” brings substantial changes to regulations governing mineral development in offshore areas. This analysis delves into each amendment’s implications and the Act’s broader impact on mineral resource management.

Interim committee report on the restoration plan of Aravali forest land in Dadam hills (Bhiwani) damaged by mining. Five people were killed in a landslide at a mining site of Dadam in the Bhiwani district. The NGT had taken cognizance against illegal and unscientific mining in violation of EC conditions in and outside the forest area. The NGT sought a report from an eight member committee.

Joint committee report dated November 28, 2022 regarding illegal sand and stone mining taking place in various locations of Aravali range in the districts of Faridabad, Gurugram and Nuh, Haryana. In Aravali where mining has taken place by vertically shaving the hill slopes it is not feasible to restore the landscape to its original form, a joint committee report said.

Action taken report of the Chief Secretary, Haryana in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order, July 20, 2021.

The matter related to allegations of illegal mining in forest area (non-minable area) in Dadam mines hills, village Dadam. Illegal abstraction of groundwater in Dadam mining area. Unscientific mining in the mining area by the project proponent (M/s Govardhan Mine and Minerals).

Status report filed by the District Officer, Hamirpur before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the matter of Suresh Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh.

The matter related to mining at khand No 20/7, Tikapur village, Maudaha tehsil, Hamirpur district, Uttar Pradesh.

Report of the Monitoring Committee on visit to boulder, gravel and sand mining sites at village Kohliwala, Bailgarh and Pobari, district Yamunanagar, Haryana, 07/05/2022.

Objections filed by M/s Royal Sand and Gravels Pvt. Ltd. (Palakkad, Kerala) to the report and status report of the work done by the Joint Committee dated 29/10/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 15/03/2021. The matter related to unscientific rat hole mining in Meghalaya and directions for preventive and remedial action.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Syed Arshad Nasar Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2021.