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Compliance report by the District Magistrate, Bulandshahr and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board on Original Application No. 895/2019 in the matter of Arvind Prabhat, Editor-in-chief, News India 9 Vs State of Uttar Pradesh regarding illegal sand mining in river Ganga in Dibai tehsil, district Bulandshahar, Uttar Pradesh.

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 Birsa Munda Seba Santha Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding illegal and unrestricted mining of sand from the riverbed of river Basloi, Jharkhand being undertaken in gross contravention of the Jharkhand State Sand Mining Policy, 2017. A Joint Committee

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Kanwar Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 28/01/2020 regarding illegal mining and sand crushing by Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department and Central Public Works Department contractors by using mobile stone crushers in Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anuj Kumar Vs State of Haryana dated 21/01/2020 regarding allegation of illegal sand mining at village Rana Majra, District Panipat, Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganeswar Singh & State of Odisha dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegal sand mining, District Mayurbhanj, Odisha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shivdani Paswan Vs Union of Indi & Others dated 06/01/2020 regarding sand mining in the ghats of Jamui and Lakhisarai Districts of Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pasupati Rice Mill Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Union of India & Others dated 12/12/2019. The application is against the clauses 5 (i) and 5 (ii) and clause 6 of the Bihar Sand Mining Policy, 2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ban on Sand Mining, 27/11/2019. Ministry of Mines has prepared a ‘Sand Mining Framework’ in consultation with Mining Departments of the States incorporating best practices amongst States and suggestions based on the objectives of sustainability, availability, affordability and transparency in sand mining.

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