Seiz 15 thousand cubic meters of sand will be auctioned

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Due to the monsoon season, sand mining was banned in the district. In the past, the mining department started auctioning 15 thousand cubic meters of sea sand at six ghats. Mining and Revenue Department officials also conducted a poll on Saturday. The sand is extracted from more than a dozen ghats in the Ganges, which are spread over an area of ​​40 km in the district. In some places it is legal and in some places there is illegal mining. Where there is mining in the summer and in the cold season, the rains are stopped for three months. A year ago, on administration orders, measures were taken to stop illegal sand mining in six ghats in the district. During this time, 15 thousand cubic meters of sand were confiscated from six ghats. Now, on the instructions of the DM, the mining department has started to have it auctioned. Mine officer Arvind Kumar said that 15,000 cubic meters of sand will be auctioned in Deegh, Uparwar, Jahangirabad, Narepar, Sitamarhi, Ibrahimpur Ganga Ghat. An investigation into the ghats was conducted on Saturday, led by Naib Tehsildar Balwant Upadhyay. Due to the closure of the sand mine, the price has risen sharply. Until two months ago when the cost of 100 feet of sand was three thousand, it is now over five thousand.

Due to the monsoon season, sand mining was banned in the district. In the past, the mining department started auctioning 15 thousand cubic meters of sea sand at six ghats. Mining and Revenue Department officials also conducted a poll on Saturday. The sand is extracted from more than a dozen ghats in the Ganges, which are spread over an area of ​​40 km in the district. In some places it is legal and in some places there is illegal mining. Where there is mining in the summer and in the cold season, the rains are stopped for three months. A year ago, on administration orders, measures were taken to stop illegal sand mining in six ghats in the district. During this time, 15 thousand cubic meters of sand were confiscated from six ghats. Now, on the instructions of the DM, the mining department has started to have it auctioned. Mine officer Arvind Kumar said that 15,000 cubic meters of sand will be auctioned in Deegh, Uparwar, Jahangirabad, Narepar, Sitamarhi, Ibrahimpur Ganga Ghat. An investigation into the ghats was conducted on Saturday, led by Naib Tehsildar Balwant Upadhyay. Due to the closure of the sand mine, the price has risen sharply. Until two months ago when the cost of 100 feet of sand was three thousand, it is now over five thousand.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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