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05 January 2019 Current Events Rs. 1000 crore fine imposed on the Government of Meghalaya

A fine of Rs. 1000 crore has been imposed on the Meghalaya Government by the National Green Tribunal as the government was unable to curb the illegal coal mining in the state. As per reports, the fine has to be deposited to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) within a period of two months. As per the sources, the majority of the mines in the state of Meghalaya are operating without a licence. At least 15 miners are trapped in a 370 foot deep illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, 2018.


Rs. 1000 crore fine imposed on the Government of Meghalaya

A fine of Rs. 1000 crore has been imposed on the Meghalaya Government by the National Green Tribunal as the government was unable to curb the illegal coal mining in the state. As per reports, the fine has to be deposited to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) within a period of two months. As per the sources, the majority of the mines in the state of Meghalaya are operating without a licence. At least 15 miners are trapped in a 370 foot deep illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, 2018.




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