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Compensation settlement for land evacuees and other affected dwellers have not been completed even after 10 years.

Public sector mining giant Coal India Ltd supplied 488 million tonne (MT) of fuel to the power sector in the 2018-19 fiscal, registering an increase of 7.4 per cent over the previous year.

A CIL official on the condition of anonymity said these were the two operational underground mines left and the rest had been closed down in the plea of converting every coal mine a cost plus mine.

The miners are not able to sell the inventory in the state or domestic market since buyers prefer imported iron ore as they feel it is better on quality

The High Court in April last year had restrained the government from issuing any final notification in this regard.

GUWAHATI: Mining permissions granted without required approvals, unscientific mining and lack of a mechanism to ensure compliance with environmental safety standards.

Did consumers and state governments benefit from it? Or did the private sector gain more through the back door?

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs Chief Secretary, State of Bihar & Others dated 23/04/2019 regarding illegal mining on Phalgu river in Belagunj and Khizar sarai block, Bihar. The applicant has alleged that due to deep excavation of sand beyond the permissible limit has resulted in causing death of many children.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Surinder Singh Vs State of Haryana dated 23/04/2019 regarding illegal mining in Pinjore belt, Chandimandir, Kalka, Haryana. A report furnished by a three member Committee comprising representatives of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the District Magistrate, Panchkula has stated that 19 FIRs have been lodged against illegal miners. 101 vehicles were apprehended carrying excavated material without permission. An amount of Rs.

After completion, scheme will help irrigate hundreds of acres of land, say officials