Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining and sinking of the area in and around Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, 21/07/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Rakesh Chaturvedi & Others Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding illegal mining and sinking of the area in and around Umaria, Madhya Pradesh. The Applicant has also stated that as a result of the recent rains further caving in of the ground has been reported in and around Umaria.
NGT directs that the matter be taken up on an urgent basis so as to take necessary steps in accordance with the recommendations to prevent loss of any life and property. At the same time, the Court also directed that the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) to involve the State Government and / or District Administration along with South Eastern Coalfields (SECL) in this behalf.