Illegal Sand Mining: Tackling the menace through e-way (PART:II)

PART-I can be accessed here Andhra Pradesh:- The Department of mining of the state has infused the manual model of operation (which they were using before) with the new technologies. The state followed up the Central Empowered Committees initiative (Indian Railways- online raking system) and introduced 2011 guidelines on procedure for loading of ores from railway goods sheds etc. to prevent illegal mining & transportation … Continue reading Illegal Sand Mining: Tackling the menace through e-way (PART:II)

Illegal Sand Mining: Tackling the menace through e-way (PART:I)

With the NGT and apex court taking a strict stance on illegal sand mining in the cases of Gurpreet Singh Bagga and Deepak Kumar, the problem of illegal mining does not appears to be scaling down. Minor mineral mining today stands as one of the biggest threat for the environment. The commentary talks about illegal mining of minor minerals in-depth.   The problem of illegal mining … Continue reading Illegal Sand Mining: Tackling the menace through e-way (PART:I)