Dec 28, 2016· For past many years, incidents of illegal river sand mining across the country are on the rise. Given its resultant and adverse impact on river system and dependent communities, various state and central governments continue to go through the motions of devising a mechanism for judicious excavation of this minor mineral. But there seems no.
Jan 30, 2017· How India's Largest Beach Sand Mineral Exporter Got to Where He Is. Chennai: As S. Vaikundarajan bustled into the office of the Chennai bureau of the Economic Times in January 2015 in response to a request for an interview with this reporter, it was hard not to stare. The 58yearold founder chairman of VV Mineral,...
Feb 27, 2017· Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you've probably never heard of. It is dwarfed by a flotilla anchored just offshore, of colossal dredges and barges, hulking metal flatboats with cranes jutting from their decks. Fey comes here regularly to buy boatloads of raw sand dredged from Poyang's bottom.
Aug 22, 2018· Other impacts are hard to directly link to sand mining since rivers are affected by so many different factors, including dams, but it is clear that by sucking too much sediment out of .
Uncontrolled sand mining led to Kerala floods. This is only waiting to happen again And it's not just Kerala. Almost each of India's 400plus rivers is in the grip of the sand mining mafia.
Excessive instream sand mining is a threat to bridges, river banks and nearby structures. Sand mining also affects the adjoining groundwater system and the uses that local people make of the river. Instream sand mining results in the destruction of aquatic and riparian habitat through large changes in the channel morphology.
Sand mining in Madhya Pradesh. Due to the nature of the issue, illegal sand mining has been a contentious issue between the government and opposition in Madhya Pradesh.
Nov 11, 2017· India's sand mining problem is so prevalent that it has developed into black market, that continues to exploit millions of tons of commodity annually, in the open loot of the riverbeds, canals and beaches sand is being drained by illegal means.
May 11, 2018· Sand mining from rivers has always been prevalent in a country like India, which is sometimes called the land of rivers because of the innumerable perennial rivers that lace its landmass. No matter how negative sand mining effects are, the practice is .
Mar 28, 2017· An expose of India's dangerous and illegal sand mining industry. We confront the sand mafia that's destroying the environment, and in some cases, leading to murder. About Foreign Correspondent ...
The case is rather alarming in the small catchment rivers like those draining the southwestern coast of India due to limited sand resources in their alluvial reaches. Moreover, lack of adequate information on the environmental impact of river sand mining is a major lacuna challenging regulatory efforts in many developing countries.
Mining sector is one of the core sectors of economy. It provides basic raw materials to many important industries. The mining and quarrying sector contribution (at current price) to GVA accounted for about % for the first quarter of the year 201718. / % in 201516.
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India's construction boom feeds an illegal sand mining industry where gangs stop at nothing in their quest for profits. A massive construction boom is driving demand for concrete and sand is the essential ingredient. But a shortage of legal sand means there's plenty of unmet demand. Organised criminals are seizing the opportunity, pillaging millions of tonnes of sand from the nation's beaches, .
Jul 19, 2019· Stalin seeks CBI probe into irregularities in beach sand mining in TN DMK working president M K Stalin on Tuesday sought a CBI probe into the irregularities in mining beach sand for rare minerals in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu, brought to light by a special team headed by senior bureaucrat Gagandeep Singh Bedi.
Sand mining, (the removal of sand, boulders and stones from riverbeds and beaches), is an activity which is regulated through various national and state laws. Legally, it can be carried out only after obtaining permissions and with mandatory safeguards.