Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Illegal Mining, 24/02/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Illegal Mining, 24/02/2016. In exercise of the power conferred by section 23C of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh has published the Uttar Pradesh Mineral( Prevention of Illegal Mining), Transportation and Storage Rules, 2002. In addition, Uttar Pradesh Govt. vide Order No-5360/77-5-2005-371/05 dated 10.11.2005 has constituted a task force under the chairmanship of District Magistrate to check and curb illegal mining and illegal transportation in all the districts of Uttar Pradesh. The number of cases of illegal mining and fine recovered by Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in the last ten years are provided.