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Compliance report by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) to the NGT order of August 20, 2019 on illegal mining through crusher machine in village Faliya, tehsil Chhipa Barod, district Baran, Rajasthan resulting in damage to the forest area.

Compliance report on behalf of the Chief Secretary Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir in terms of the National Green Tribunal order of April 5, 2019 and July 26, 2019.

The matter related to unregulated mining of minor minerals and sand mining. The report informed the Tribunal that no mining lease had been granted without obtaining environmental clearances from the concerned authorities. Jammu & Kashmir has very little scope for exclusive sand mining, as sporadic sand occurs with river bed material across Jammu & Kashmir.

Compliance report by the District Magistrate, Mirzapur in Original Application No. 992/2019 in the matter of Surendra Singh Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others. The matter related to M/s. Jai Maa Vaishno Stone Works and others operating mining leases in tehsil Chunar, Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh which were illegally granted for 20 years in violation of judgement of the Supreme Court. The procedure for environmental clearance was wrongly diluted for exempting public consultation and EMP by wrongly treating the leases to be B-2 category projects.

The International Resource Panel highlights in its Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century Report that the mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development, particularly in low-income countries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gagneshwar Singh Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 12/02/2020 regarding the auction of sand/gravel mining in violation of 'Sustainable Sand Mining Management Policy 2016' (SSMMP) issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and directions of the High Court and the Tribunal.

The minutes of meeting of Oversight Committee under Chairmanship of Justice (Retired) Rajes Kumar, Allahabad High Court held on February 7, 2020 in compliance of NGT order dated 28/08/2018 in O.A. No. 164/2018 in the matter of Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs Union of India & Others and order dated February 12, 2019 in O.A. No. 670/2018 in the matter of Atul Singh Chauhan Vs Ministry of Environment & Forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bhanwar Lal & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 06/02/2020 regarding illegal mining around Khantipur area, Ajmer, Rajasthan. Further, illegl mining was preventing the free flow of water into the Shakti Sagar lake. This execution application has been filed with the prayer to direct the authority to comply with the directions issued by the Tribunal in original application (91/2015) and decided on February 28, 2017.

Report by the Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board, Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Board and District Magistrate, Ramban on illegal operation of stone crushers and hot mix plants in district Ramban in terms of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of December 20, 2019 in Original Application No. 1045/2019 in the matter of Pritam Singh Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Others.

Compliance of direction issued by the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 208/2019 in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradeesh & Others vide order dated January 15, 2020. The matter relates to illegal sand mining in rivers Kane, Yamuna, Bangey in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh.

The report states that South Africa has a pivotal role in global mining, and it sets out a framework for the future sustainability of the local industry.

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