Illegal mining prohibited in SWKH

Coal mine ST file

MAWKYRWAT, Feb 17: South West Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner C Kharkongor has directed immediate stop on illegal mining activities and transportation of minerals in the district.
According to the directive, “All individuals/party/groups/firms involved in mining/quarrying of minor minerals without any license of mining lease holder issued by competent authority should immediately stop their quarry/mining activities.”
It may be mentioned that the order also directed all persons possessing mining licenses to strictly adhere to the conditions of the licenses granted.