Chhatisgarh recovers Rs 2 cr as fine for illegal mining

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 19:00

Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has
collected over Rs 2 crore in fine in over 2,800 cases of
illegal mining and ore transportation in the last two years.
Official sources here said that there were 2,886 such
cases.



Fine of Rs 65,29,000 was collected in 465 cases of
illegal mining in the last two years, while Rs 36,71,000 were
collected in 2421 cases of illegal transport of ore.
Flying squads, which have been set up to tackle
illegal mining, found the highest number of cases of illegal
transportation -- 353 -- in Janjgir-Chapa district. Highest
number of cases of illegal mining -- 93 -- were found in
Sarguja district.



PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 19:00

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