NGT orders to stop mining activities of Birla Corporation in Rajasthan

Principal Bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered to stop all mining activities of Birla Corporation which are being carried on within the municipal limits of Chittorgarh City and within 10 km of Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary or within Eco-Sensitive Zone of Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary in the state of Rajasthan.

Birla Corporation operates in four divisions namely cement, jute, vinoleum and auto trim division.