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Flying Squad

Name of office & Address:

The office of Additional Director,

Appeal & Flying Squad,

Block No.01, 7th Floor, Udhyog Bhavan,

Sector-11, Gandhinagar - 382011


Introduction :

The Office of Additional Director (Flying squad and Appeal) is working under the Office of Commissioner Geology & Mineral and headquarter of the office is situated at Gandhinagar.


Function of Flying Squad

  • To conduct surprise checking and inspection of mineral bearing area and to do road checking to prevent illegal mining, transportation & storage.

  • To submit detail investigation report after gathering necessary evidences by carrying out surprise spot inspection.

  • Raids are conducted according to the information that has been received as an illegal mining complaint by way of letter/ through control room/in person and actions are taken against culprits.

  • To carryout surprise inspection of existing lease area and submit investigation report to authorized officer for further necessary action.

  • If required, teams are formed including the officer from different district offices/circle offices for conducting raid.


Control Room:

The Control room (24 X 7) has been established with dedicated Telephone no. 079-23254030 & 1800233464(Toll Free No.) in Gandhinagar