Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding coal mining in the state of Meghalaya, 02/12/2014
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of All Dimasa Students Union Dima Hasao Dist. Committee Vs. State of Meghalaya & Ors. dated 02/12/2014 regarding coal mining in the state of Meghalaya. An Application filed on behalf of the State of Meghalaya praying that the two points where the Committee constituted by the Tribunal has directed installation of weigh bridges for the purposes of weighing extracted coal in transportation be shifted to some other points of exit to Assam.
In another Application the Counsel appearing for the State submits that the mine owners have not even paid the first instalment in terms of the Order of the Tribunal dated 12th November, 2014. In light of this, the Tribunal directed all the mine owners to pay the royalty in terms of our Order dated 12th November, 2014 immediately. The royalty shall be paid by bank draft submitted to the Secretary of Mines.