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  • Why Is Illegal Sand Mining Harmful

    The un-regulated sand mining has resulted in the erosion of the river banks resulting in increased flooding and causing a severe threat to biodiversity. Additionally, the state is failing to generate substantial revenue that is spilling through illegal sand mining. Punjab…[...]

  • 3 illegal sand mining cases in Punjab daily | Chandigarh ...

    3 illegal sand mining cases in Punjab daily; This story is from April 24, 2017. ... When a legal vehicle mines sand, it has to pay protection money, what is known in common parlance as 'goonda ...[...]

  • Sand mining in Punjab : Sunil Jakhar - YouTube

    Jun 15, 2016· Sand Mafia in Punjab. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue[...]

  • Invest Punjab - Business First Web Portal

    Invest Punjab - Business First web portal is single windows online system for investors who are looking to set up a business in Punjab.[...]

  • sand mining News | Latest News on sand mining - Times of India

    Nov 14, 2019· Check out for the latest news on sand mining along with sand mining live news at Times of India + Sat, Nov 16, 2019 | Updated 01.52AM IST ... Punjab: Woman injured in mining …[...]

  • Mining Punjab for sand: Demand 2 crore tonnes a year ...

    Mining Punjab for sand: Demand 2 crore tonnes a year, business Rs 3,000 crore What's legal and what isn't in a thriving business that is driven by construction in Punjab and has brought the interests of a minister under the scanner[...]

  • Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 – Punjab ...

    With objectives stated below Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 is hereby notified under Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 framed under Section 15 and Section 23-C of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957: 1. Allotment of mining rights of stretches of rivers /contiguous blocks of districts to benefit from ...[...]

  • The problem of illegal sand mining is rampant in Punjab ...

    An explosive sting operation, carried out by News18, has revealed that illegal mining of sand from river-beds is widespread in Punjab. The illegal mining is rampant without any fear of law and order. Despite the state government making many promises to curb the menace of illegal mining…[...]

  • Punjab Online Sand Portal | New Sand & Gravel Policy for ...

    Punjab Online Sand Portal – The Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, approved the New Sand & Gravel Policy. Through this policy, the state government aims at bringing further transparency in the sand mining business. For this, the Punjab Mining Department will soon launch an online "Punjab Sand Portal" for the sale of sand to all the consumers of the state.[...]

  • Sand mining: India - Indpaedia

    In GB Nagar, the sand mining mafia controls nearly 60 sq km of the floodplains along the Yamuna river, from Okhla Barrage up to Gharbara village in Greater Noida. In Gharbara village, sand mining has left a 500m long, 50m deep crater-like pit.[...]

  • Sand mining in Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu wants new policy ...

    Jun 26, 2018· Ignoring Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's suggestion to set up a corporation to sell sand, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the department to continue with the progressive bidding policy for the current fiscal. …[...]

  • sand mining in punjab - peopleperformance.be

    Read more about Cabinet subcommittee submits report on sand mining in Punjab on Business Standard. A Cabinet subcommittee constituted for the purpose of formulating a comprehensive policy on sand mining in the state today submitted its report to the chief minister here, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu committee was formed by Punjab[...]

  • Mines and Minerals | Punjab Portal

    Mines and Minerals . This is an organization for promotion of minerals in Punjab Province. It was functioning in the Directorate of Industries & Mineral Development Department since 1964. The independent Department of Mines & Minerals was created in 2002 by the implementation of National Mineral Policy. It is to mention that National Mineral ...[...]

  • Punjab slips for sand mine, again

    A HIGH court ban has done little to curb illegal sand mining in Punjab's Ropar district. Worse, the district administration has now drafted a plan to take control of illegal mining sites and lease them out for legal mining, much to the dismay of residents. Situated on the banks of the Satluj ...[...]

  • How will India address illegal sand mining without any data?

    In May, the newly elected Congress government in Punjab found itself in the middle of a multi-crore rupee sand mining scam. Punjab's power and irrigation minister, Rana Gurjit Singh, was alleged to have granted mining leases to his acquaintances, including his former cook, Amit Bahadur.[...]

  • New sand mining policy in Punjab appears to be delayed

    May 09, 2018· The new sand mining policy in Punjab appears to be delayed even as the detailed report in this regard has already been submitted to the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh by Local government minister ...[...]

  • Journalists covering alleged illegal sand mining attacked ...

    Journalists covering alleged illegal sand mining attacked in India's Punjab state. August 1, 2018 3:13 PM ET. New Delhi, August 1, 2018--The Punjab state government must ensure a thorough and credible investigation into an attack on News18 Punjab journalists and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...[...]

  • JUSTICE NARANG SUBMITS REPORT INTO SAND MINING …

    · CM ASKS CS TO EXAMINE REPORT & REVERT WITH COMMENTS IN 2 WEEKS. Chandigarh, August 10: The Justice JS Narang Commission probing allegations of irregularities in the sand mining auctions in Punjab has submitted its report to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.[...]

  • Punjab sand mining business: From 2 crore tonnes demand to ...

    Jun 01, 2017· Punjab sand mining business: Mining sand in Punjab has translated into a mega business. The commodity is an important ingredient in the …[...]

  • GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIES …

    GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIES AND COMMERCE NOTIFICATION The 8th March, 2013 No.G.S.R. 14/C.A.67/1957/Ss.15 and 23-C/2013.- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 and section 23-C of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957,[...]

  • Auctioning of sand mines in clusters gets Punjab cabinet's ...

    The Punjab cabinet on Wednesday approved the new sand and gravel policy that would enable the government to grant contracts by forming mining clusters instead of the earlier process of auctioning ...[...]

  • Exclusive: Illegal Mining Rampant In Punjab, Activists ...

    Sep 19, 2016· Sand mining is not supposed to happen in eastern Punjab's Khizrabad. It is an area not sanctioned for any kind of mining by the government. More so …[...]

  • In crackdown on illegal sand mining, Punjab to form multi ...

    In crackdown on illegal sand mining, Punjab to form multi-department teams The chief minister warned that no political interference would be tolerated in the matter and instructed officials to ...[...]

  • Sand mining row: Punjab minister Rana Gurjit resigns

    May 19-20: E-auctions for 94 sand and gravel mines takes place. May 25: The Tribune breaks the story, 'Punjab minister's cook is Rs 26-cr sand mine owner'. It highlights how bids of at least ...[...]

  • New Sand & Gravel Policy for Mining | Punjab Online Sand ...

    Oct 19, 2018· Punjab cabinet has approved New Sand & Gravel Policy on 17 October 2018 to curb illegal mining and boost revenue. This policy will bring further transparency in the sand mining business. Department of Mining would launch an online Punjab Sand Portal for sale of sand to all consumers.[...]

  • Cabinet sub-committee submits report on sand mining in Punjab

    CHANDIGARH: A Cabinet sub-committee constituted for the purpose of formulating a comprehensive policy on sand mining in the state today submitted its report to the chief minister here, Punjab ...[...]

  • Government of Punjab, India

    CAPT AMARINDER LED CABINET APPROVES NEW SAND AND GRAVEL POLICY TO CURB ILLEGAL MINING & BOOST REVENUE. Chandigarh, October 17: To bring further transparency in the sand mining business, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved several major policy changes to enable the government to grant contracts by auction of mining blocks in strategically established …[...]

  • Punjab govt to put 102 sand mines on e-auction

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Saturday said it will conduct e-auction of 102 mines to address the issue sand scarcity and its high prices in the state. The move is also expected to generate ...[...]

  • Punjab Cabinet approves new sand and gravel policy ...

    Read more about Punjab Cabinet approves new sand and gravel policy on Business Standard. To bring further transparency in sand mining sector, the Punjab Cabinet Wednesday approved major policy changes to enable the government to grant contracts by auction of mining blocks in strategically established clusters through progressive bidding[...]

  • Punjab Sand mining scam - YouTube

    Jun 03, 2017· As the din surrounding the alleged sand mining scam in Punjab gets louder with each passing day, it is Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh who is facing the brunt of the criticism. Pushed into ...[...]