Telangana CM Revanth Reddy has expressed his anger over the illegal transportation of sand in Telangana. CM Revanth Reddy has decided to make a new policy on sand sales. It has been suggested to the officials to formulate a new policy which will provide revenue to the government and meet the needs of the people.
CM Revanth Reddy imposed a deadline of 48 hours to stop the illegal mining and transportation of sand. After two days, the teams of Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) and Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will be brought into the field to prevent irregularities in the sand business. He said that the state government will bring a new policy to curb hoarding and black marketing along with reducing the prices of sand.
The officials were directed to study the policies followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and other states and formulate a policy to generate revenue for the government. To this extent, CM Revanth Reddy conducted a review of the Department of Mines and Underground Mineral Resources on Thursday. Speaking on this occasion, CM Revanth Reddy alleged that the present sand system has become a source of corruption from mining, transportation to sale. He said that no one should escape those who are involved in illegal activities and strict action should be taken against those who are doing illegal sand business.