Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining, blasting in the hills of village Nahri and Khalari, Banda district, Uttar Pradesh, 04/11/2022

  • 04/11/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajjan Pandey Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 04/11/2022.

Grievance of applicant Rajjan Pandey is regarding illegal mining, crushing and blasting in the hills of village Nahri, gata no. 156,218,309, 501, 587, 588, 589 and 601 and hills of village Khalari, gata No. 54,144,145, district Banda, Uttar Pradesh in violation of the environmental norms.

A joint committee constituted by the NGT, July 13, 2022 was granted one month more time to file its report on the matter.

The joint committee was directed to visit the mining sites in question, look into the grievances of the applicant, verify the facts regarding compliance with environmental norms and EC conditions by the project proponent and take appropriate remedial action as may be required.

The NGT, November 4, 2022 listed the matter for further consideration on January 3, 2023 and directed the personal appearance of the District Magistrate, Banda district and officer designated by the Director, Mining and Geology, Uttar Pradesh.