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One dozen stone crushers situated on the banks of the Beas in Jaisinghpur sub division will be closed following recent orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Sand Mining, 10/07/2019. As per the provisions of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 and rules made there under, the State Governments are custodians of the minerals located within their respective boundaries.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Mining of Sand Minerals, 10/07/2019. The notification issued by Ministry of Mines, Government of India G.S.R.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Sand Mining, 03/07/2019. The State Governments are custodians of the minerals located within their respective boundaries. The States grant the mineral concessions under the provisions of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Prasad Nishad Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2019 regarding river sand mining by Katyani Natural Resources Ltd. in District Banda, Uttar Pradesh in violation of Environmental Clearance (EC) conditions. Illegal mining by using heavy machines during night hours was causing damage to the flora and fauna of River Ken in District Banda, Uttar Pradesh. The mining has been done unscientifically and is unsustainable and in violation of EC conditions.

Takes exception to Centre's stand to allow only PSUs in this area, says private sector has been contributing Rs 5,000 crore a year to current revenue since this area was opened to it

A booster dose of support for the mining sector is expected from the new government in its budget proposals to be presented around July 10.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place on the river bed between Etawah and Jalaun District including Auraiya District, Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicants, illegal sand mining is taking place in the river Yamuna and its four tributaries namely Chambal, Kwari, Sindh and Pahuj which merge in Yamuna in the area called Panchnad by using JCB and other machines.

NEW DELHI: Construction on areas between 20,000 and 50,000 square metres will not require environment clearance anymore, the Centre has said in its modified notification on the environment impact a

Tribunal asked State to pay Rs. 100 cr.

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