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Karnataka introduces new sand mining policy for extraction

Karnataka introduces new sand mining policy for extraction

In a bid to provide fillip to the construction activities across Karnataka, Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh R. Nirani said that under the new sand mining policy, 183 sand blocks have been identified where mining will be allowed across the state.After a meeting with the officials at VikasaSoudha here, the Minister told the media that the department had fixed Rs 300 per ton for extracting sand from gorge, streams, and rivers.

The state government has stated that total of 183 blocks where mining will be allowed across Karnataka. While, cess will be levied on tipper, lorry and other vehicles for transporting the sand, but bullock carts and two-wheelers will be exempted from the tax.But the transportation of sand from one district to another across the state will not be permitted while the uniform prices will be maintained for the transportation within the gram panchayat limits.

It is also said that the Mines and Geology department is planning to set up Karnataka Mineral Industrial Development Board on the lines of Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) to give further impetus to mining activities in the state. A single-window agency also would be set up to expedite the disposal of applications of mining proposals.

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