Report on illegal mining in village Baijnath, Hinauti and Khamriya in tehsil Hujur, Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh, 10/11/2020

  • 10/11/2020

Joint inspection report on behalf of Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board in Original Application No. 34/2020 in the matter of J R Narayan Vs State of Madhya Pradesh.

The matter related to illegal mining in the area of village Baijnath, Hinauti and Khamriya in tehsil Hujur.

The report said that in village Baijnath, there are 80 stone quarry leases sanctioned by district mining office, Rewa. With respect to illegal mining activity in the area, mining officer, Rewa informed that District Collector, Rewa had constituted a committee to keep constant vigil for control of illegal mining and transportation in the area of village Baijnath and nearby areas.

The mining department committee inspected the area as per National Green Tribunal order. As per the committee report of October 23, 2020 submitted to District Collector, Rewa no illegal mining activity was observed in the nearby area. The MPPCB committee also visited the area near to village Baijnath and its surrounding area on November 5, 2020 and observed no illegal mining activity in the area at the time of inspection.