Haryana: Plan succeeds in curbing illegal mining

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Gurgaon, Mar 9: The implementation of action plan prepared by the district administration to curb illegal mining in Aravalis, has succeeded in controlling the activities in the region.

The squads of district administration had intensified patrolling during night hours. The district administration had prepared an action plan last month and the Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Gupta had issued directions to the officials of forest, mining and police department to conduct joint inspections, an official release said here today.

As a result of strict vigil and monitoring, the inspection squads of the administration have been able to catch a number of vehicles involved in the illegal mining.

A dumper loaded with stones and a truck illegally carrying crushed stone were caught during late hours on Friday.

Driver of the dumper Shamsher has been arrested for carrying unauthorized stones and an FIR had been registered against him in Manesar police station.

In another case, the mining department succeeded in nabbing a truck carrying crushed stones near toll barrier on NH-8 during late hours on Friday.

Earlier this week, the district administration got a case registered against a stone crusher company of Naurangpur where a Tractor-Trolley unloaded the stones illegally brought from mountain range of Bargurjar.

The action plan for curbing the illegal mining in Gurgaon district was prepared after the Supreme Court order banning mining activities in Aravalis.


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