Crescent Kashmir

DDC Kupwara chairs Mining Plan Approval Committee meeting

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KUPWARA, JANUARY 12: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan today chaired a meeting of the Mining Plan Approval Committee.

During the meeting, threadbare discussion was held regarding mining on scientific patterns.

The DDC directed officers of Geology and Mining and other line departments to visit the spot for ground check and authentication before resizing/reducing the area of Minor Mineral Block No. 2 (Shedipora – Rukhmachwari Bakhihakar to Kachwara Talri- Nallah.

The DDC directed the Geology and Mining department to take on board all line departments.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC stressed upon all committee members that it shall be ensured that extraction of minerals is done without disturbing the ecology as per the already laid down guidelines. She directed the concerned officers to deal with the offenders strictly including slapping of FIRs on habitual offenders.

Joint Director, Geology and Mining, Kashmir, Khawaja Nisar, EXen Irrigation & Flood Control, Kupwara and EXen, I & FC Handwara and other concerned officers and officials attended the meeting.

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