Distt admin Samba acts tough against unscrupulous mining activities

Seizes 57 dumpers, challans 8,36,000, notices to lessee issued, committee constituted to check the mining activity

Samba: District Administration Samba acting tough against the unscrupulous activities of mining sector in district samba Thursday seized and challened multiple dumpers, visits Form-A collection centre and issues orders against norms flouting.
Deputy Commissioner, Samba Anuradha Gupta, following the complaints against mining contractors Thursday visited the challan (Form-A) receipt centre at Nud along with Senior Superintendent of Police and directed the concerned agency to immediately start the challan receipt counter which was non functional from last 24 hrs. Deputy Commissioner Samba on spot issued orders that the receipt counter issuing Form-A to locals will work on the scheduled timings i.e 6am to 6pm only and any one’s free will in this matter not be allowed.
DC passed directions to ensure no overcharging or unscrupulous activities are carried out in district samba. Earlier, DC samba constituted a team of revenue officer, Police personnel to increase the vigil against the illegal mining activities. It was informed that 57 dumpers have been seized with 8,36,000 amount challaned in this month alone.
Deputy Commissioner ordered that mining dept will display all the government approved rates on hoardings near collection centres for smooth conduct of mining activity. She further warned that any illegitimate mining activity in district samba will not go unnoticed and action as warrant shall also be taken including recommendation of cancellation of mining contract.

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