Unsustainable sand mining from riverbeds can have huge social, environmental, geomorphic and disastrous impacts for rivers. In this three part reports; SANDRP is trying to provide a picture of what happened on this issue in 2015 in India. The first part covered the detail of illegal sand extraction across many Indian States in 2015. The second part presented an account of measures and actions taken by Central and State Governments (Govts).
This third and final part provides information on significant judicial decisions issued by different Courts particularly National Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2015. Continue reading “River Sand Mining in India in 2015–III–Judicial Actions”