Now it’s expensive to build a house! Ban on sand mining till September, know – Gazab Fact


Desk: The prices of petrol-diesel and fertilizers are increasing continuously in the country. Due to the increase in the cost of construction material from above, the trouble of the common man has increased. There is a possibility of increasing sand shortage in Bihar in the next few days. Because sand mining is not likely to happen here in the next 4 months. This is because mining has been stopped in the state since June 1.

According to the information received, a survey of the availability of sand has been done at the ghats in the state, but on the basis of that the process of starting mining could not be completed. It has to be approved by the cabinet. According to sources, considering the condition of the employees and officers of the department, this is not possible in the next 15 days.

The order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the sand dunes of the river will be implemented by the end of June. Under its rules, there will be a complete ban on sand mining from rivers for three months from July 1 to September 30. According to the information received, it is not expected that the government will allow the extraction of sand from the rivers from October 1.

Similarly, the department estimates that an average of 4 to 5 crore cubic feet of sand is used per month in the state. There should be no shortage of sand in this regard. However, mining at the ghats is currently closed in all 29 sandy districts of the state. Illegal sand mining and mining mafia are taking advantage of this. People have to buy sand from middlemen at arbitrary rates when needed.

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