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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SC orders probe against illegal mining in Bellary.

HC directs govt to stop mining, quarrying in forest areas. But, mining lease was executed later without the required permission. The page report was submitted by CEC to the apex court on Friday. 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 Related Stories TB and respiratory disorders have increased in Bellary: In fact, CEC was supposed to constitute the committee within three karhataka but it has not done so.

Jayakrishnan, Chairman of CEC, along with other members of the team inspecting a mining site in Hospet taluk. Do You Like This Story? Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. But, on Aug 3,Lokayukta pointed out to the government that it is forest land. There are leases where the Archaeological Survey of India has obtained stay order on mining in Bellary since it affected an ancient temple.

The commission has requested the apex court to suspend all mining activity in the region immediately till the boundaries ,ining the mining leases are fixed by an independent agency.

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Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. The NGO had submitted that the Lokayukta report had highlighted that forest area to the extent over 2, sq kms was available for mining by private entities despite specific objections raised by the Forest Department. The report claimed that the decade-old problem of illegal mining illeagl iron ore and manganese would probably exhaust mineral reserves in the region within 20 years.

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As per the Supreme Court order of September 28 last year, which has been reiterated in the final judgment, this is the absolute first step. The report also shows how all norms jining flouted to grant the lease. In its exhaustive report to the SC, the committee has said that the rot runs deep, adding, the law of the land does not operate in the Bellary district. In the case of category C mines, the committee will retain the whole amount obtained through selling old karantaka of ore.

Conditions for resuming mining Mines which have been allowed to resume operations will have to get all clearances afresh.

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

Earlier on September 3 last year, the court had allowed 18 of the 45 category A mines to reopen. Obviously, there has been connivance from the highest to the lowest level and cuts across all departments, the report points out.

CEC indicts Karnataka for illegal mining

Of this,tonnes was illegally exported incausing a loss of Rs 15, crore to the exchequer, CEC said in its report. We have to wait and see what is going to happen on ground. The cancelled leases will later be auctioned through bids by calling tenders.

Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Iklegal app. SPS filed its petition in after the failure of the state government to curb indiscriminate and illegal iron ore mining in the region. Yeddyurappa can deny it all he wants but the mininng is mounting and, this time it looks like there might not be a way out for him.


Also, it may not be economical for many companies to resume mining since the approved quantity of the ore that can be extracted will be illegaal lower due to the cap on the total annual iron ore production, points out Kamath.

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Special forest bench headed by Chief Justice S. 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 April 21, CEC report nails Yeddyurappa’s lies In its report, the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court has said that the rot runs deep, adding, the law of the land does not operate in the Bellary district.

Saturday, November 21, 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 verdict has its positive aspects but it will not transform the culture of lawlessness prevailing in the mining sector, he says.

The Central Empowered Committee CEC also indicted the Karnataka government after it found ilegal by administration officials in the rampant illegal mining that has also caused ecological damage in the Bellary-Sandur-Hospet region of Karnataka.

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