AMC To Ban Excavation For Construction in Aizawl Municipal Areas From July Till October


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Aizawl Municipal Corporation bans construction excavation in the Monsoon season

Aizawl: The Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) will prohibit excavation and landfilling within AMC boundaries from July to October 2022 in order to prevent damage and loss of life caused by landslides in the hilly capital. According to reports, violations could result in a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh as well as imprisonment.


On May 19, 2022, AMC Municipal Commissioner H. Lalhmingthanga issued a 'notification.' According to the notification, Mizoram has been experiencing accidents and loss of life due to landslides during the rainy season, and the AMC has decided to impose a no-excavation period under Regulation 10 of the AMC (Site Development & Slope Modification) Regulations, 2017-. For the safety of the public, AMC has prohibited the excavation and filling of valleys with soil within the AMC area from July to October. Violators will face legal consequences.

According to AMC officials, the ban would apply to both the government and private sectors, but not to the central military forces. Meanwhile, permits for land-related development works are being issued to private individuals and the government; however, permission will not be issued between July and October of this year.

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