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Strict measures to keep a tab on illegal sand transport

Strict measures to keep a tab on illegal sand transport
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Mining and geology department officials were directed by Ranga Reddy district collector M Raghunandan Rao to initiate necessary steps to control the illegal transportation of sand. He organised a district sand committee meeting at the Collectorate recently. “The State Government’s new sand policy does not permit transport of sand to other districts as the Ranga Reddy district was in the third category of the policy,” Raghunandan said.

Mining and geology department officials were directed by Ranga Reddy district collector M Raghunandan Rao to initiate necessary steps to control the illegal transportation of sand. He organised a district sand committee meeting at the Collectorate recently. “The State Government’s new sand policy does not permit transport of sand to other districts as the Ranga Reddy district was in the third category of the policy,” Raghunandan said.

Rao stated that sand should be used for local needs only and asked the officials to finalise the modalities for the purpose.Warning the officials that stringent action would be taken against officials if anybody encourages illegal transportation, the collector said that sand must be transported only between 6 am and 7 pm. It was decided to allocate sand for various government development works after getting proposals from engineers and Mandal Parishad Development Officers (MPDOs).

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