CEC indicts Karnataka for illegal mining. The report claimed that the decade- old problem of illegal mining of iron ore and manganese would probably exhaust . The Supreme Court will examine the report by the Central Empowered Committee, which while indicating large-scale illegal mining of iron ore in Karnataka,has. The CEC report submitted to the Supreme Court has established that the Karnataka tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy is indulging in illegal.

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The Supreme Court has also said the order will not affect any ongoing investigation in the region. In its exhaustive report to the SC, the committee has said that the rot runs deep, adding, the law of the land does not reporh in the Bellary district. There is also a recommendation for a joint committee to be formed to properly demarcate the extent of mining leases and a suspension of all mining activity till this demarcation is over.

But the CEC report says a mining lease was granted on July 18,when BSY was the chief minister and also held the mining portfolio. The court, however, cancelled all the 49 category C leases and two category B leases, where the leaseholders were found to have flagrantly violated the Forest Conservation Act of Satellite images show that the area was under a moderately dense forest cover until March Now share the story Too bad.

You have already subscribed. Clear My notification inbox. The court has suspended operations in seven mines along the border of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, till the boundary is reestablished illegla the supervision of the Geological Survey of India. Monday 17 August Jayakrishnan, Chairman of CEC, along with other members of the team inspecting a mining site in Hospet taluk. The court then exempted the National Mineral Development Corporation NMDC from the ban on karnwtaka activities; the company was allowed to mine one million tonnes a month.

Special forest bench headed by Chief Justice S. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Category B mines will have to pay additional fines later and they have to give written undertaking that they will pay the additional amounts. Related Topics National Karnataka habitat conservation. The Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court has filed a report, after a visit to Bellary, pointing out gross irregularities, nailing all miniing Yeddyurappa’s lies.


SC orders probe against illegal mining in Bellary. Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 karnayaka flagged-off. They have to pay fine for their illegal actions: But, mining lease was executed later without the required permission. The page report was submitted by CEC to the apex court on Friday. Sat, Apr 16 Karnataka iron ore illegal mining Bellary Hospet. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. The interim report submitted by Repogt in Jn revealed large-scale illegal mining and consequent damage to the forests, water bodies karnxtaka to the ecosystems.

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Earlier on September 3 last year, the court had allowed 18 of illegl 45 category A mines to reopen. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. CEC inspects mining areas in Ramghad forest range. The Central Empowered Committee CEC also indicted the Karnataka government after it found complicity by administration officials in the rampant illegal mining that has also caused ecological damage in the Bellary-Sandur-Hospet region of Karnataka.

A report by retired Supreme Court judge and now Karnataka Lokayukta state vigilance officer Santosh Hedge also painted a very grim image of the nature of mining in the state, and indicted several companies, politicians and public officials. The court has also put a ceiling on the total production of iron ore from the region at 30 million tonnes a year. Yeddyurappa had admitted on the floor of the Karnataka assembly in August that more than 30 million tonnes of iron ore had been exported from the state without permits from There are leases where the Archaeological Survey of India has obtained stay order on mining in Bellary since it affected an ancient temple.

We are a voice to you; you have been a support to us. Enterprises and Veeyam Minerals are some of the companies that CEC recommends should be acted upon for irregularities and illegal mining. A Supreme Court-appointed committee has recommended a severe crackdown on illegal mining in Karnataka, including cancellation of mining leases.

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There were many reports by CEC, interlocutory applications by the petitioners and interim orders by the Supreme Court.

Such shocking state of affairs on this scale and brazenness are not witnessed anywhere else in the country.

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SC-appointed committee finds illegal mining in Karnataka

If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. In Julythe court banned mining activities in Bellary and within four weeks extended the ban to the other two districts, based on the petitions by SPS. The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee CEC on Friday said that large-scale illegal mining was on in Karnataka particularly in Bellary district in connivance with officials and public representatives.

Related Articles Supreme Court orders suspension of 19 mining leases in Bellary.

SPS filed its petition in after the failure of the state government to curb indiscriminate and illegal iron ore mining in the region.

Going may get tough for mining firms Though the court has allowed resumption of operations, it will not be easy for many companies which are fighting cases in lower courts among themselves.

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Those who have committed crimes need to be prosecuted and punished, he says. Clear Notification X Do you want to clear all the notifications from your karnatakka As per the September 28, order of the court, the CEC was supposed to constitute a committee to determine the exact amount of ore that has been taken out by each company. All these will go to a special purpose vehicle led by the chief secretary of the state, which would implement a comprehensive environment management plan for “mining affected zones”.