Maha to take action against illegal sand mining, Maritime Board to submit report

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: Minister of State for Home Affairs and Guardian Minister of Sindhudurg, Deepak Kesarkar, warned sand mafias if more than the standard of sand extracted during the ban, the government will take action against it. During the meeting on Tuesday, Minister asked Maritime Board to submit a detailed survey report

Punjab approves new Sand & Gravel Policy to curb illegal mining, soon to start sand portal

By Accommodation Times Bureau To bring further transparency in the sand mining business, the Punjab Cabinet on October 17 approved several major policy changes to enable the government to grant contracts by auction of mining blocks in strategically established clusters through progressive bidding instead of the earlier process of auction by

Murky Biz Of Sand Mining

By Murari Chaturvedi, Founder of Accommodation Times The excessive loot of the country’s river beds by the sand mafia with the active connivance of contractors, politicians and bureau crates goes on unabated. Sand being the principal construction material is much in demand in the booming construction industry in the country. The legally