Birla Corporation, a MP Birla Group flagship, has been granted permission vide a recent order by the High Court at Jodhpur to lift 1.85 lakh tonnes of limestone, blasted during a study conducted by the Indian Bureau of Mines, as per the directions of the Court. However, in compliance with the Court’s order, mining operations continue to be suspended.
Recently, the company had been granted a partial relief by Jodhpur High Court whereby it allowed the company to remove 70,000 MT of already excavated limestone from the mining area. Further, the court directed Indian Bureau of Mines to conduct inspection and various tests with regard to the mining activities and its effect on the Chittorgarh Fort and submit a report within one month.
Birla Corporation operates four division cement, jute, vinoleum and auto trim. It has eight manufacturing facilities located in Pune, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Gurgoan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.