Mining Dept seals 6 stone crushers in Ropar
Ropar, April 21
Officers of the Mining Division yesterday sealed six stone crushers located within the hills of the Khera Kalmot space right here. Motion comes after stone crusher house owners couldn’t clarify the supply of fabric saved at their models, provided that nobody was authorised to mine within the space.
Earlier within the day, native MLA and Mining Minister Harjot Singh Bains claimed all stone crushers within the Khera Kalmot space had been sealed. In truth, a big portion of the hilly terrain has already been dug up by the mining mafia to extract sand and stone. Whereas media in addition to locals had raised the difficulty ceaselessly previously, nothing had been finished to guard the inexperienced hills apparently below political stress.
Being run illegally
Models have been being run illegally, storing a big amount of fabric. They have been issued a discover and requested to submit a reply. However they didn’t furnish related paperwork. —Vipin Kamboj, Mining Officer
Within the current previous, mining contractor Rakesh Chaudhary had even lodged a grievance with the authorities claiming sure stone crusher house owners have been concerned in mining within the space illegally, inflicting losses to his enterprise.
Mining officer Vipin Kamboj mentioned the licence of the mining contractor within the district had been suspended on April 11 as he didn’t deposit the requisite licence charge. So, nobody was authorised to retrieve sand or gravel from the realm within the district.
Ten days in the past, throughout checking of six stone crushers — Mahavir Stone Crusher, Gill Stone Crusher, Kalgidhar Stone Crusher, Guru Stone Crusher, New Satluj Stone Crusher and Gurinder Doaba Stone Crusher — it was observed that these models have been being run illegally, storing a big amount of fabric, mentioned the mining officer.
They have been issued a discover and requested to submit a reply on this regard. —