BENGALURU: The federal government of Karnataka was planning to make sand out there nearly freed from cost to economically weaker sections, to individuals wishing to construct a home for lower than Rs ten lakh, Mining and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani advised Friday. the state meeting. He agreed that getting high quality sand, particularly by economically poor individuals at an affordable value.

“With the goal of constructing sand out there to the poor at low value, our authorities is contemplating introducing a free sand coverage,” he mentioned, responding to a query from JD (S) CN member Balakrishna .

Nirani mentioned that anybody who builds a home on a finances of Rs 10 lakh or much less, whether or not as a part of the Ashraya program or rebuilding a dilapidated home, the federal government will present good sand at a symbolic value of Rs 100. or Rs 200 per ton.

In response to trade sources, a ton of M sand now prices between Rs 1,400 and Rs 2,000.

Concerning the “unlawful mining and transport” of sand in Hassan district, Nirani mentioned the federal government would take strict measures to manage the observe.

Balakrishna identified that the demand for sand is eight tons of lakh to 10 tons of lakh whereas the provision is just one.14 tons of lakh.

Ok Annadani of JDS alleged that whereas sand was illegally mined from the Cauvery basin in a single day in collusion with the police, a poor individual taking key uncooked materials in his ox cart was booked.


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