Monitoring Committee report on sand mining at village Kohliwala, Bailgarh and Pobari, district Yamunanagar, Haryana, 07/05/2022
Report of the Monitoring Committee on visit to boulder, gravel and sand mining sites at village Kohliwala, Bailgarh and Pobari, district Yamunanagar, Haryana, 07/05/2022.
The Monitoring Committee said that no mining was being carried out at the mining lease area. The mining officer, informed that due to non payment of royalty by the mining lease holder, mining activity in the said area has been stopped on the directions of the mining department and mining operation was suspended, December 10, 2021. However, the site condition indicated that slight mining was being carried out in the area.
A depth upto 9 metre has been allowed for extraction of boulder, gravel and sand and in some part of the mining lease rea, the depth of 9 m has been exhausted but no progressive mining closure plan has been implemented in the part of the mining lease area, where mining upto depth of 9 m has been completed. No steps have been taken for rehabilitation, restoration, rejuvenation of the land of the area.