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K`taka govt to set up 30 check posts to curb illegal mining

The Karnataka Mines and Geology department will set up 30 check posts all over the state from April 21 to curb illegal mining, officials said.



Bellary: The Karnataka Mines and Geology
department will set up 30 check posts all over the state from April 21 to curb illegal mining, officials said.

This follows the Supreme Court appointed Committee`s recent
findings on large-scale illegal mining in Bellary district,
they said.
The check posts will examine iron ore permits issued by the
mining department, tax receipts and quantity being transported
from the mining regions of Bellary, Sandur and Hospet, they
said.
Five vigilance groups have also been constituted to monitor
iron ore transported to Karwar, Mangalore, Belekeri and Goa
and Andhra Pradesh ports, they said.

PTI

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