Sand-mining to start from May 5

Date of Release: 
May 1 2015

Sand-mining and distribution will resume in the district on May 5 following grant of environmental clearance (EC) by the State-level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) for sand-mining in 58 ‘kadavus,’ District Collector P. Bala Kiran has said.

Announcing this at a press conference here on Thursday, the Collector said of the total 81 kadavus located in 36 panchayats in the district, clearance had been given for sand-mining in 58 kadavus.

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