Permission for sand mining

NONGPOH: The Deputy Commissioner cum Chairperson District Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh has informed that as per the Meghalaya Minor Minerals Concession Rules, 2016 (MMMCR), all activities of sand mining should obtain the required document as per the Meghalaya Minor Minerals Concession Rule, 2016 and they are to be treated as quarries.

Permit will be issued by the office of the Divisional Forest Officer and the Principle Chief Conservator of Forest & HOFF of the Forest Department. Permission will not be allowed during the month from June to August, since it is breeding season for the aquatic life.


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