You are here: Home » Economy & Policy » News
Business Standard

Odisha suggests uniform coding to check illegal sand mining

Practice threatens the existence of over 70% of the world's beaches

Jayajit Dash  |  Bhubaneswar 

mining, sand mines, illegal mining
Punjab and Madhya Pradesh have generated considerable revenue through e-auction of sand mines.

“Illegal is rampant in some states. We have proposed to the Union ministry that a coding system be introduced so that all states prevent interstate movement of material excavated through illegal mining. If the ministry agrees to the idea, a detailed plan can be worked out”, an government official has said.

Other states like Jharkhand, and are also grappling with the problem of illegal Though has started e-auction of and collected Rs 170.28 crore as revenue, the illegalities with still persist. The government feels that the problem of illegal needs to be seriously tackled by the central government. In Karnataka, sand availability is a big issue because of unchecked mining. The state government is in favour of constituting a central committee to monitor the illegal mining of sand.

of is also being done by the government. The state has so far realised a revenue of Rs 1,500 crore from the auction. Last month, chief minister also announced a moratorium on in the bed. 

In Chhattisgarh, grants of have been delegated to the panchayat or the local body. 

Illegal has triggered a serious environmental concerns. According to the United Nations, it contributes to land erosion, compromises water security and affects the climate. It also threatens the existence of over 70 per cent of the world’s beaches.

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Odisha suggests uniform coding to check illegal sand mining

Practice threatens the existence of over 70% of the world's beaches

Practice threatens the existence of over 70% of the world's beaches
“Illegal is rampant in some states. We have proposed to the Union ministry that a coding system be introduced so that all states prevent interstate movement of material excavated through illegal mining. If the ministry agrees to the idea, a detailed plan can be worked out”, an government official has said.

Other states like Jharkhand, and are also grappling with the problem of illegal Though has started e-auction of and collected Rs 170.28 crore as revenue, the illegalities with still persist. The government feels that the problem of illegal needs to be seriously tackled by the central government. In Karnataka, sand availability is a big issue because of unchecked mining. The state government is in favour of constituting a central committee to monitor the illegal mining of sand.

of is also being done by the government. The state has so far realised a revenue of Rs 1,500 crore from the auction. Last month, chief minister also announced a moratorium on in the bed. 

In Chhattisgarh, grants of have been delegated to the panchayat or the local body. 

Illegal has triggered a serious environmental concerns. According to the United Nations, it contributes to land erosion, compromises water security and affects the climate. It also threatens the existence of over 70 per cent of the world’s beaches.
image
Business Standard
177 22

Odisha suggests uniform coding to check illegal sand mining

Practice threatens the existence of over 70% of the world's beaches

“Illegal is rampant in some states. We have proposed to the Union ministry that a coding system be introduced so that all states prevent interstate movement of material excavated through illegal mining. If the ministry agrees to the idea, a detailed plan can be worked out”, an government official has said.

Other states like Jharkhand, and are also grappling with the problem of illegal Though has started e-auction of and collected Rs 170.28 crore as revenue, the illegalities with still persist. The government feels that the problem of illegal needs to be seriously tackled by the central government. In Karnataka, sand availability is a big issue because of unchecked mining. The state government is in favour of constituting a central committee to monitor the illegal mining of sand.

of is also being done by the government. The state has so far realised a revenue of Rs 1,500 crore from the auction. Last month, chief minister also announced a moratorium on in the bed. 

In Chhattisgarh, grants of have been delegated to the panchayat or the local body. 

Illegal has triggered a serious environmental concerns. According to the United Nations, it contributes to land erosion, compromises water security and affects the climate. It also threatens the existence of over 70 per cent of the world’s beaches.

image
Business Standard
177 22