Survey potential mining websites, Punjab Chief Secretary VK Janjua tells DCs
Chandigarh, September 23
Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua on Friday directed all of the Deputy Commissioners to finish the district survey stories of potential mining websites on the earliest.
Throughout a videoconference with the DCs, the Chief Secretary stated Sub-Divisional Appraisal Committees would go to 858 potential mining websites.
He stated as of now, 542 websites had been assessed. Subsequently, the DC involved ought to guarantee evaluation of all remaining websites on the earliest. After making ready the post-monsoon information, the DCs must ship an entire report back to the Mining Division. The information will likely be obtainable within the public area for transparency.
Reviewing the motion taken in unlawful mining instances, Janjua requested all DCs so as to add sections of theft and Mining Act in such instances.
Since April 15, a complete of 447 FIRs have been filed, whereas 421 individuals have been arrested and 515 automobiles impounded.
The Chief Secretary stated the automobiles and different materials seized throughout the raids must be auctioned and the cash deposited within the state exchequer. A penalty must be imposed on seized automobiles as per the rules of the NGT, he added.
He instructed the DCs to take motion relating to the restoration of land income arrears throughout the district- stage conferences. He stated round Rs 111 crore restoration was nonetheless pending in