The Justice MB Shah Commission of enquiry investigating into cases of illegal mining has summoned the raising contractor Thriveni Earthmovers to appear before it on Friday.
Thriveni Earthmovers is engaged as the raising contractor in ten mines in Joda mining circle. The mines included those of KJS Ahluwalia, RP Sao, Mala Ray, Indrani Patnaik, Sarada Mines, Mesco, Aryan Mines and Kavita Agrawal. The company was accused of taking control of the mines in violation of the Rule 37 of Mining Concession Rule (MCR), 1960. Meanwhile, the officials of the Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and Sarada mines on Thursday appeared before the commission