Haryana orders drone survey in illegal mining hot spots
Gurugram: Haryana chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal on Wednesday directed deputy commissioners of all the districts to ensure that regular drone and videography surveys are conducted on areas suspected to be hot spots for illegal mining, said officials.
The deputy commissioners have been asked to take stock of the situation during daily meetings with the members of a task force committee formed to prevent illegal mining in the state. Senior police personnel, and officials from the regional transport office (RTO), Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB), mining department, and district forest officer who were present at the meeting shared suggestions on the same as well. Gurugram deputy commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav, who is also the chairman of the task force committee, and district mining officer Anil Kumar also attended the Wednesday meeting.
The move came following the death of Nuh superintendent of police (DSP) Surender Singh, who was allegedly run over and killed by a…