Report by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board on illegal stone mining in village Faliya, tehsil Chhipa Barod, district Baran, Rajasthan, 24/02/2020

  • 24/02/2020

Compliance report by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) to the NGT order of August 20, 2019 on illegal mining through crusher machine in village Faliya, tehsil Chhipa Barod, district Baran, Rajasthan resulting in damage to the forest area.

In compliance of the NGT order, inspection of M/s Jyoti Kiran Stone Crusher was conducted on December 20, 2019 jointly by a team of officials from District Administration, Mining Department, Forest Department, Agriculture Department and Health Department. During the course of inspection the stone crusher was found non-operative for lack of maintenance of machinery. The mining pit was found to be filled with rain water. Plantation was found to be inadequate and no boundary wall was provided.

The project proponent has been asked to complete the remaining work of construction of boundary wall by April 30, 2020 and also submit bank guarantee of Rs 1 lakh as a surety in this regard. Further, environmental compensation would also be imposed for the past violations as per guidelines of the RSPCB.

Note: Report uploaded on March 5, 2020