Public hearing on mineral mining held in Shopian

Shopian, June 29: Pollution Control Committee Shopian organised public hearing for eliciting opinions, viewpoints and suggestions of the locals and other stakeholders for environmental clearance of minor mineral mining project for Rambiara downstream here at Mega Fruit Mandi Aglar Shopian on Tuesday.

The public hearing was for a minor mineral mining project spread over in block Nos 19, 22, 23, 24 and 32 at Rambiara downstream, in terms of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification, 2006 of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.

The Environmental consultant representing the project proponent gave a detailed presentation on the project and made the audience aware about the benefits of scientific mining and environmental safeguards to be adopted in implementation of the project.

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