Maharashtra to consider allowing import of sand to meet rising demand - watsupptoday.com
Maharashtra to consider allowing import of sand to meet rising demand
Posted 01 Dec 2018 03:34 PM

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The minister said the government has cleared a proposal to allow use of fly ash in construction of houses, roads, dams and in other construction activities.

Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde (NCP) said the use of fly ash in construction activities has not been tested properly.

To another question, minister Patil said the government has hiked per brass quantity of sand for construction of houses for personal use from two brass to five brass.

On illegal sand mining, Patil said a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh is imposed on a tempo carrying illegally dredged sand. In the case of a truck, the fine is Rs 2 lakh.


The Divisional Commissioner, Aurangabad has been asked to probe illegal dredging of sand at Indalgaon in Ambad tehsil in Jalna district, he said to a question.

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