12/09/2020· No sand mining within 1 km of national highways, half km of state highways in Punjab: HC The court has also directed DCs and SSPs of three Punjab districts to constitute special flying squads to check illegal mining in the state within two weeks and submit a status report on or before September 30.
CHANDIGARH: In order “to save environment and ecology” and “to regulate sand mining,” the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday prohibited deployment of heavy machinery like JCBs for extraction of sand and gravel from river beds in Punjab. The court also asked the Punjab government to use UAVs/drones to check illegal mining in the state.
Even though the Punjab government has banned sand mining operations on riverbeds during the monsoon, till September 15, illegal mining is continuing in the Ghaggar near Kakrali village in Dera
25/01/2019· Govt plans to use drone to control illegal mining In Nov. 2018, the Punjab Mining and Geology Department has decided to deploy drones to curb illegal sand mining by borrowing the drones from the state pol. The dept. also decided to keep surveillance on the illegal mining through satellite mapping. The weight slips for transportation of sand with features like barcodes, QR codes would be
Punjab allows sand mining, stone crushing from April 20. In view of approaching summer season, the sale of air-conditioners, air-coolers, fans and their repair shops have also been brought under ambit of essential goods or servs and have been allowed to remain
Sand is an essential ingredient in the construction business and is also used as an abrasive across several manufacturing industries. In Punjab, sand is mined mainly from riverbeds in the dry months, when the water is a trickle in most of the rivers and tributaries
26/06/2018· Ignoring Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s suggestion to set up a corporation to sell sand, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the department to continue with the progressive bidding policy for the current fiscal. Progressive bidding policy is being largely blamed for causing the ps of the commodity to skyrocket. The ps of sand are at an all-time high in Punjab
A HIGH court ban has done little to curb illegal sand mining in Punjab’s Ropar district. Worse, the district administration has now drafted a plan to take control of illegal mining sites and lease them out for legal mining, much to the dismay of residents. Situated on the banks of the Satluj, Ropar is the state’s most affected district by illegal mining.
Summary The overview of River sand mining in Punjab in 2019 shows how the brazen riverbed mining activities are resulting in twin water disasters. On the one hand it has impacted groundwater table in several villages in Ropar and Mohali & on the other hand, it led to breaching of embankment along Satluj in Ropar and Jalandhar districts causing large scale flooding.
It may not be surprising if sand gets costlier than cement in Punjab. And it looks quite likely as the bids offered on Thursday’s auction for about 20 mining-pits in six districts fetched a whopping Rs 97 crores for the government. Interestingly one pit in village Chandiala in Mohali district fetched a whopping Rs 34 crores against a reserve p of Rs 90 lakhs. Only about two years ago the pit had fetched Rs 50
It was on Dec 20, 2018, that the Punjab and Haryana HC stayed proceedings under the Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy-2018. While staying the e-not for auction of sand mines in the state, court had made it clear that any proceedings in furtherance of the auction not, dated October 31, and the policy, dated October 26, would remain stayed. The court had not lifted the stay. On
Chandigarh, April 19 Sand and gravel mining and stone crushing have been permitted as part of the construction-related activities in Punjab from Monday, according to the state home department.
Taking serious note of the illegal mining in the State of Punjab and in order 'to save environment and ecology' and 'to regulate sand mining,' the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday (11th
25/10/2018· Department of Mining would launch an online Punjab Sand Portal for sale of sand to all consumers. All the contracts will be granted by auction of mining blocks in strategically established clusters through progressive bidding. At Punjab Sand Portal, all transactions / payments will be captured through an online real-time monitoring system. New policy specifies the quantity of sand and gravel
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Punjab slips for sand mine, again. Ropar authorities plan mining in 776 hectares when only 30 hectares is allowed . NEXT NEWS By Anupam Chakravartty Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015 . A HIGH court ban has done little to curb illegal sand mining in Punjab’s Ropar district. Worse, the district administration has now drafted a plan to take control of illegal mining sites and lease them out
Punjab sand mining business: Mining sand in Punjab has translated into a mega business. The commodity is an important ingredient in the construction business and as many as 14 districts are
Chandigarh: On 21 May, the Punjab government ordered its school teachers to be deployed outside distilleries to check liquor smuggling. Just about a month later, this Saturday, school teachers were directed to take position at check points to curb illegal sand mining.
It may not be surprising if sand gets costlier than cement in Punjab. And it looks quite likely as the bids offered on Thursday’s auction for about 20 mining-pits in six districts fetched a whopping Rs 97 crores for the government. Interestingly one pit in village Chandiala in Mohali district fetched a whopping Rs 34 crores against a reserve p of Rs 90 lakhs. Only about two years ago the
Documents prepared by Punjab’s mining wing show that 5,549 criminal cases of illegal mining have been reported between 2013 and 2017. The accused have been charged with theft, obstructing