Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal sand mining, village Tikapur, district Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh, 11/05/2022
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 11/05/2022.
The application sought execution of the NGT order, May 24, 2021 (O.A No. 107/2021, Suresh Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors). The matter was illegal sand mining in submerged water area at Khand No. 20/7, village Tikapur, tehsil Maudaha, district Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh by M/s. Ambey Suppliers Pvt. Ltd. in violation of Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines (SSMMG), 2016 and Enforcement and Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining (EMGSM), 2020.
According to the applicant, even though in-stream mining is going on and the same has been pointed out to the Chief Secretary, Uttar Pradesh and District Magistrate, Hamirpur, no action is being taken.
In view of the above, the NGT directed the District Magistrate, Hamirpur to file a status report in the matter within one month.