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Mining and dams exacerbated devastating Kerala floods

2018-9-3 · Torrential rains pounded southwest India in August, triggering devastating floods in the state of Kerala that have so far killed at least 483 people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.

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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India''s building …

2017-7-17 · District officials in Thane said they had cracked down on illegal sand mining, seizing over 200 trucks between April and May and collecting 360,000 rupees in fines. But the deaths of miners find ...

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Backgrounder: The legal fight against illegal sand …

2015-3-21 · In mid-2013, the National Green Tribunal Bar Association sought the Tribunal''s intervention against the illegal sand mining being carried out across many river beds in India, particularly in the ...

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Asia''s hunger for sand is harmful to farming and the ...

2020-1-18 · Ministers in several state governments in India have been accused of abetting or protecting illegal sand-mining. "Everybody has their finger in the pie," says Sumaira Abdulali of Awaaz ...

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India Together: Mining away the river

2005-6-14 · The fact that illegal sand mining flourishes during this time is clear from the increase in prices of sand during the ''ban'' period. While the prices vary between Rs 1,000 to Rs 3,000 per truckload in other seasons, it goes up to as much as Rs 5,000 in the monsoons, says Sujith Kumar.

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Sea surge on Kerala coast : Why experts are calling for ...

2021-6-14 · Kerala''s 590-kilometre-long coastline — one of the most densely populated in India and exposed to rogue waves — has for long been susceptible to large-scale sea erosion. The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government has adopted traditional measures such as seawalls and breakwaters to brace against the perceptible impacts ...

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Enforcement & Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining

2021-2-10 · Enforcement & Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining Page | 7 "Para 23. We have dealt with the identical issue relating to the illegal sand mining in the border districts in the State of West Bengal and Odisha in the order dated 04th September 2018 in Sudarsan Das Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors., Original Application No. 173 of 2018.

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Penalty for illegal sand mining in Kerala to go up ...

2020-1-30 · Penalty for illegal sand mining in Kerala to go up twentyfold The existing provision is to sell the seized sand to the Kalavara store run by the Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, as per the rate fixed ...

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Illegal mining by Trimex Group suspended as SC takes ...

2018-10-2 · In para 4(iv), it is stated by the Government of India that since the lessee (M/s Trimex Group) has committed illegal mining over unauthorized land in violation of lease deed conditions, the State Government (Government of Andhra Pradesh) is directed to suspend all mining operations in the entire mining …

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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India''s building …

2017-7-17 · Sand mining has been declared illegal in most parts of India with countless court petitions highlighting the danger it poses to coastlines, marine life, and sand reserves.

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Penalty for illegal sand mining in Kerala to go up ...

2020-1-30 · Penalty for illegal sand mining in Kerala to go up twentyfold. The existing provision is to sell the seized sand to the Kalavara store run by the Kerala State …

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Boom time for sand miners in State | Deccan Herald

2009-6-6 · Boom time for sand miners in State Non-availability makes Kerala knock on Karnatakas door

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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India''s building …

2017-8-4 · Sand mining has been declared illegal in most parts of India with countless court petitions highlighting the danger it poses to coastlines, marine life, and sand …

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Six arrested for illegal sand mining in ...

2020-5-16 · Six people were arrested for illegal sand mining at Kadaladi village of Kalasapakkam taluk in Tiruvannamalai on Friday. Two tractors and seven bullock carts used by the smugglers were seized.

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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India''s building …

2017-8-4 · Sand mining has been declared illegal in most parts of India with countless court petitions highlighting the danger it poses to coastlines, marine life, and sand reserves.

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sand mining: High stakes, mega bucks fuel illegal ''dig ...

2013-8-11 · India News: Boom in construction industry has triggered demand for sand, to meet which contractors, with state officials'' help, have begun a dig-load-sell exercis

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Illegal Sand Mining: India''s Biggest Environmental ...

2018-10-26 · A truck seized by Karnataka police earlier this year during a raid on an illegal sand mining racket on the banks of the Netravathi river near Mangaluru (TOI/ BCCL Mangaluru)

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Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment – A Review

2019-1-28 · Impacts of Sand Mining on Environment – A Review Professor Podila Sankara Pitchaiah*1 Department of Geology, Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India Abstract Illegal and indiscriminate sand mining will became threat to the worldwide environments. It leads to changes in river channel form, physical habitats and food webs.

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Illegal sand mining in India is fatefully ...

2019-4-26 · Illegal sand mining in India is fatefully hurting gharial crocodiles, Ganges River dolphins In India, a construction boom is fueling a criminal enterprise around one of the most ubiquitous ...

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The ''sand mafia'' fuelling India''s $120 billion building …

2017-3-28 · Illegal sand mining is the dirty secret at the heart of India''s booming economy. Conservatively worth $250 million a year, there''s little political appetite to stop it.

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India''s ''new cities'' plan: Environment not included ...

2015-3-5 · The high demand for sand has given rise to illegal mining and involvement of criminal syndicates. Every year, India creates property worth billions of dollars. In …

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Sand Mining in India

2020-8-5 · 35 million people.1 Given the dizzying rate of India''s construction boom, guesstimates indicate a massive shortage of licitly mined sand. This paper looks at patterns of sand mining in India and the impact that it may have on governance, security, the environment and …

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India Together: Mineral sand coast under threat

2003-8-1 · The Kerala Minister for Industries P K Kunhalikkutty announced in the Assembly in late April that a 17-km stretch of state owned land from Valiyazhikkal to Thottappilly in Alappuzha district would be leased to Kerala Rare Earths and Minerals Limited (KREML), a joint sector company, to conduct mineral sand mining for twenty years.

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India can rely on sand imports till the time it is viable

2018-6-30 · India can rely on sand imports till the time it is viable. ... The sand is now being sold in Kerala at Rs 2,000 a tonne; market rate in the state is Rs 2,500 a tonne. ... says illegal sand mining cost the state exchequer of Uttar Pradesh a massive Rs 477 crore in 2015-16. Kerala …

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Government Orders / Circulars

2021-7-27 · Kerala Minerals (Prevention of Illegal Mining, Storage and Transportation Rules)2015-Appointment of Appellate Authority and Final Appellate Authority: GO: Industries (A) GO(P) No. 13/2016/ID dated 23.5.16 (SRO 389/2016) Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules 2015-Appointment of Appellate Authority and Final Appellate Authority: GO: Revenue (P)

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This 17-YO ''s Viral Video Spurs Action Against …

2019-1-22 · Due to this treasure, sand-mining activities began in the mid-60s by the Centre''s Indian Rare Earths Limited, and state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited. Thus, slowly pushing it towards environmental degradation. Naturally as well, as Alappad lies between the sea and the national waterway, it is susceptible to coastal erosion.

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Boom in illegal sand mining threatens vulnerable …

Boom in illegal sand mining threatens vulnerable lakes and rivers. Illegal sand mining driven by a post-pandemic surge in infrastructure spending risks causing degradation to some of the world''s ...

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India''s illegal sand mining fuels boom, ravages rivers ...

2012-5-19 · Last year, a Hindu holy man died after fasting for four months to protest illegal sand mining of the Ganges. Riverside residents have blocked highways in many areas to stop sand-laden trucks from ...

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NGT bans illegal beach sand mining in Tamil Nadu, …

2013-8-14 · NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today banned illegal sand and minerals mining without environmental clearance on beaches and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. A five-member bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also directed the chief secretaries of the two states to file personal affidavits before August 29, the next date of hearing, on …

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Sand mining menace: States sharpen arsenal | India …

2015-9-8 · Kerala has allowed its exploration arm Kerala Mines and Minerals Limited and Indian Rare Earths Limited to mine beach sand minerals. Madhya Pradesh, with 250 operational sand mines has begun auctioning the mineral in 33 districts since last year and for the remaining 19 districts has allowed sand mining by the MP State Mining …

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How to stop illegal sand mining

2017-11-11 · NGT in 2013 issued notices against violators of SC orders, existing mining leaseholders to get environmental clearance from MoEF, giving them 3 months time to do so. Sand mining is regulated by The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations Act, 1957.

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Govt. imposes heavy penalty for illegal river sand …

2020-1-29 · The government has decided to steeply enhance the fine for illegal river sand-mining from ₹25,000 to ₹5,00,000. A Cabinet meeting here on Wednesday resolved to suitably amend the Kerala ...

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