Mining Xen suspended by Minister Harjot Bains

This officer who was negligent during duty was suspended

Mining Xen suspended by Minister Harjot Bains

News Patiala: 9th August  2022
                Punjab Mining Minister Harjot Bains has suspended Puneet Sharma, Mining Xen of Ropar. The minister said that mining has been banned during the rainy season. Despite this, night mining was taking place in the area of ​​Xen. After which this decision was taken. Apart from this, various types of negligence were also found.

Didn’t even do anything to meet the goal of mining
Mining Minister Harjot Bains said that there are continuous complaints of illegal mining in Punit Sharma’s area. Despite the ban, mining complaints are being received in Khera Kalmot and other areas of Ropar. Apart from this, the notice regarding small size scales during the duty was also not sent on time. Furthermore, XEN did not take any action to meet the legitimate mining target. Due to this, the government has suffered a financial loss.

Mining Minister Harjot Bains said that 306 FIRs have been filed since March 19 after the formation of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab. Bank guarantees of several contractors have been forfeited. Legal mining has increased two and a half times.

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