Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal stone quarrying, district Lunglei, Mizoram, 09/04/2024

  • 09/04/2024

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of PI Vanramchhuangi Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/04/2024.

The court was informed that six stone quarry operators in district Lunglei have been identified by the authorities for carrying on illegal stone quarrying. Complaints have been filed and criminal proceedings initiated and the matter is still pending.

To determine the quantum of illegal stone mined for purposes of determination of environmental compensation, the NGT, Eastern Zone Bench directed a joint committee to look into the matter. The Committee would visit the site in question and submit its report on affidavit within one month.