JAMMU : Taking strong notice of rampant loot of minor minerals in Jammu, the Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa today asked for cancellation of registration of Vehicles found involved in illegal mining of minor minerals.
Chairing the meeting of the Multi-Departmental District Level Task Force Cell constituted to coordinate in plugging the illegal extraction and transportation of minor minerals, she directed the Geology and Mining officials to strengthen check nakas at the vulnerable points to tighten noose around the perpetrators of illegal mining.
In the meeting convened to review the enforcement measures to contain the illegal mining and other issues in the district she also recommended strict action against the vehicles involved in road side dumping of the construction material and muck.
It was decided in the meeting that registration of the vehicles indulging in repeated violation shall be cancelled.
She further directed the concerned officers to remove the encroachments alongside Tawi River and keep close check on the extraction of minor minerals along its banks.
She asked the concerned officers to take strict action against the violators and book them under the prescribed sections of the Law.
The meeting was attended by ADC L&O, Jammu, SP (Hqr) Ramnish Gupta and officers of Mining Department were present in the meeting.