Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal sand mining in the river bed of Yamuna, Village Daulatpur, Tehsil Bhognipur, District Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh, 16/06/2017

  • 16/06/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Prakash Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding illegal sand mining with the unauthorized use of mechanical implements namely JCBs in the river bed of Yamuna in Khand No. 3, 4 and 5 of Village Daulatpur, Tehsil Bhognipur, District Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh.

The Applicant (Jai Prakash) has alleged that the miners have been issued Environment Clearance without following the procedure of District Survey Report. NGT orders that there shall be no mechanized sand mining in river bed areas.