Monitoring of illegal mining through online registration of complaints

Ferozepur, April 29, 2017:  Punjab  government has introduced the  PB-Grams Portal for registration of online complaints against illegal mining going in the particular area.

    • A notification to this effect has been issued by the Industries and Commerce Department of   Punjab Government for initiating immediate action the persons involved in the illegal mining.

      The current monitoring system is based on local complaints and unconfirmed information. There is no mechanism to monitor the action on such complaints. The online registration of complaint  will help in unclogging and demystifying the mining industry.

      Speaking on the issue, Vaneet Kumar, ADC(D)-cum-Nodal Officer Mining said, the people should cooperate with the government to stop illegal mining in the state and in case anyone wants to give information for illegal mining, the same can be registered online at PB-GRAMS Portal – Publilcgrievancepb.gov.in besides informing on landline phone number 01632-220057 in the office of General Manager-cum-Mining Officer, District Industries Centre.

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