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‘Raise supply of sand to 1 lakh tonnes’

Minister for Panchayat Raj and Mines and Geology Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy has ordered that the daily supply of sand should be increased from the present 35,000 tonnes to 1,00,000 tonnes and attention paid to decasting sand from pattadar lands as an alternative till the crisis eased and the applications (for decasting) from land owners be cleared.

This would provide some relief to customers whose wait for sand continued mainly due to the flooding of sand in the open reaches in various districts.

Addressing a review meeting at the Secretariat on Saturday, Mr. Ramachandra Reddy said while the ...

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