Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding sand mining leases at Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, 02/01/2019

  • 02/01/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Babu Shukla, President, Jan Sewa Sansthan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding sand mining leases given in 51 areas at Prayagraj by auction system without following due procedure, including survey reports. Illegal mining is affecting e-flow of the Yamuna river which can be verified from the Google map also.

NGT directs the Divisional Commissioner, Prayagraj, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) to jointly furnish a factual and action taken report on factual aspects of the matter to the Tribunal.