Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding mining activities being carried on in a disputed area, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, 01/09/2015

  • 01/09/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dukalu Ram & Ors. Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 01/09/2015 regarding mining being carried on by Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. and Coal India Ltd. despite cancellation of coal block alloted to M/s Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., Raigarh, Chhattisgarh by the Supreme Court. 

It is further alleged by the Applicant that neither Respondent No. 4 / M/s Jindal Power Ltd. nor the Coal India Ltd. / SECL who are now the custodian of the coal mine in question are complying with the EC conditions laid down with regard to the maintenance of the area, monitoring the water quality, air quality as well as the green belt and the CSR activity.