Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding illegal coal mining in Meghalaya, 21/09/2016
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ka Hima Nongstoin Land Owners, Coal Traders And Producers Association Vs All Dimasa Students Union, Dima Hasao District Committee And Others dated 21/09/2016 regarding illegal coal mining in Meghalaya. Supreme Court in the Order allows the petitioners, as well as the respondents, who have mined the coal, to transport the coal on payment of royalty and other fees. The extracted coal can be transported from 1 st October, 2016 till 31 st May, 2017. It is further directed that no other extraction shall take place in the meantime.