Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding rat hole mining, Meghalaya, 22/08/2019

  • 22/08/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 22/08/2019 regarding unscientific ‘rat hole’ mining of coal in the State of Meghalaya.

The NGT directs the Committee which was constituted to look into the enforcement of directions of the Supreme Court for handing over coal already mined and lying at various places in Meghalaya to the Coal India Ltd. The Committee has been asked to fix specific timeline for the purpose.