CEC Kargil cracks whip on stone crusher units, ‘submit registration documents in 10-days or face law’
KARGIL: The stone crusher unit holders here have been instructed to submit their registration documents to the concerned officers within a period of 10 days failing which their units would be seized, officials said.
Officials said that action warranted under rules would be initiated against them if they fail to comply to orders.
The instructions were issued following Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan chaired a meeting to review the mining and quarrying activities like extraction of sand, bajri, boulders, masonry stone etc. from State and ancestrally occupied land holdings and the operation of stone crusher units in the district.
The CEC instructed the Commander 762 BRTF Project Vijayak to seek prior permission from the District Administration for extraction and transportation of minor minerals for carrying out developmental activities
The meeting decided that the royalty deducted at source by the Government departments would now be credited into the LAHDC Head in view of the amendment of Section 24 of the LAHDC Act in 2018.
It was decided that a final decision in this regard would be taken in the upcoming Executive Council meeting of the LAHDC Kargil and a separate head would be created in due course of time.
Executive Councillor for Social Welfare Aga Syed Mujtaba, Executive Councillor for Tourism Er Punchok Tashi, Executive Councillor for Health Muhammad Ali Chandan, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary, SE PWD Kargil Haji Fida Hussain, Commander 762 BRTF Project Vijayak Col Rajeev Lohani, Executive Engineers of PHE, PMGSY, R&B II, I&FC, District Mineral Officer besides other concerned officers attended the meeting.