Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nityanand Mishra Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 10/10/2019 regarding mining in Son Gharial Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nityanand Mishra Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 29/09/2014 regarding illegal sand mining in Son Ghariyal Sanctuary posing a threat to Ghariyals and the Soft Shell Turtles. The Tribunal has also noted that on the stretch of the river Son, 5 projects namely (1) HINDALCO, (2) DB Power (first stage Hardi) (3) DB Power (second stage Hardi) (4) Suryachakra Power Ventures Ltd. and (5) Jaypee Nigrie Super Thermal Plant which are located upstream and one project i.e.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to Central and state government on a petition seeking ban on illegal sand mining around Son Gharial Sanctuary in Sidhi district.