Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has given instructions to take strict action against illegal sand miners.
Chief Minister has directed the Collectors and the Superintendents of Police to curb illegal sand mining in their districts at all cost. Collectors and SPs concerned will be personally responsible for the complaints of illegal sand mining received from their district. If the complaints so received are not addressed and no action is taken to stop illegal sand mining, District officials concerned will be held accountable and strict disciplinary action will be taken against them. The Chief Minister has directed the Collector and the SP to personally monitor the situation to stop illegal mining.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has taken the reports about illegal sand mining and transportation by sand mafias in the state into serious account. He has directed the top officials of the Mineral Department to tighten the noose on sand mafias. He has directed the Collector and SP to keep a close watch on the activities of illegal mining and transportation of sand in their district and take strict action to stop it. He said that the state is facing loss in revenue due to illegal sand mining and transportation. Hence, regular inspection should be conducted in the areas from where complaints of illegal mining and transportation of sand are received. Chief Minister’s strict stand on illegal mining