DC conducts surprise checking of mining sites

Orders officials to ensure keep vigil on mining operations

DC conducts surprise checking of mining sites

Nawanshahr, May 24, 2022: Deputy Commissioner Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa on Tuesday conducted surprise checking of the mining sites falling in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.

Deputy Commissioner who is also chairman of District Level Task Force checked Begowal, Burj Tehal Dass and Rail Bramad sites along with battery of officials.

Mining officials informed the chairman that Burj Tehal Dass and Begowal mining sites
were non operational as environment clearance had expired. Meanwhile, Rail Bramad sites was operating smoothly.

Randhawa asked the officials to ensure that legal mining operations must not be affected so that common people do not suffer any kind of difficulty in getting the sand at affordable rates.
NPS Randhawa clearly stated that any kind of laxity in this task would not be tolerated.
DC also said that joint squads of SDMs along with their police counterparts rank have already been formed to ensure illegal mining does not take place in the district and directed them to register FIRs against the guilty, promptly.