Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding sand mining in Damodar river, West Bengal, 11/09/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Krishna Roy Choudhury Vs The Secretary, Irrigation & Waterways Department of Government of West Bengal & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding sand mining in Damodar river.
NGT directs the Irrigation & Waterways Deptt. Govt. of West Bengal to consider the Hydro Geological Study Report (prepared by Kalyani Laboratories Private Ltd. subject to its verification and if the Laboratory is a recognised one) containing recommendation that the area in question in the Damodar river sand bed is fit for sustainable sand mining.