Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding grant of mining lease to M/S Putambekar Minerals, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, 02/11/2018

  • 02/11/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2018 regarding grant of mining lease to M/S Putambekar Minerals, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

The Chief Secretary has assured the Supreme Court that he will look into the matter and see whether any illegal mining has been going on, that is to say, mining without any environmental clearance or without any forest clearance or clearance from the Standing Committee of the National Board for Wildlife. If that is so, necessary steps be taken by the State of Maharashtra to recover the amounts due to illegal mining (if any) under Section 21(5) of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.

Previous Related Order 23/04/2018

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