Rajouri admin switches to E auctioning of minor mineral blocks

Rajouri: District administration Rajouri has switched to e-auctioning of the minor mineral blocks to contain plundering and ensure regulation of the mining.
Reviewing the process here at a meeting, District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh asked the enforcement authorities to act tough against the persons found involved in the illegal mining.
He made it clear that strict action as per National Green Tribunal directions over environmental issues shall be taken against the persons found involved in the illegal river bed extraction.
The meeting was attended by the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sher Singh; District Treasury Officer, Sachin Verma; Executive Engineer I&FC, Sageer Malik; Executive Engineer PWD, Mohammad Zubair and District Mineral Officer ,Dr.JS Pawar.
The District Mineral Officer informed that there are 32 minor mineral blocks in the district out of which the process of E auctioning of 30 has already been completed and the remaining two are yet to be auctioned.