Sand illegally transported to Kerala : MLA U T Khader

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
ut Khader

Mangaluru : MLA U T Khader alleged that sand is being illegally transported to Kerala despite strict surveillance on the border. The illegal transportation of sand is carried out unabated, he told media persons and questioned the district administration for failing to act against illegal sand transporters. On one hand, the government has made RT-PCR negative certificate […]

MLAs from the Dakshina Kannada meet Chief Minister to resolve various problems in the district

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Mangaluru: MLAs from the Dakshina Kannada district led by district in-charge minister Kota Srinivas Poojary met Chief Minister Yediyurappa and appealed for the resolution of various issues in the district. The MLAs discussed the damages caused by the recent rains in the district and submitted a letter of appeal to the chief minister regarding compensation […]

Civil Contractors’ Association stage protest against sand shortage

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Mangaluru :  Civil Contractors’ Association staged a protest On October 14, Wednesday in front of the Mini Vidhana Saudha for Non-availability of sand in Mangaluru. Speaking on the occasion, Association Vice President Mahabala Kottari said the construction industry was hit hard due to non-availability of sand since the past 12 months. There is no clear-cut policy, he […]

Mangaluru : Sand to be sold in

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Sasikanth Senthil

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district administration is making arrangements to sell sand that will be extracted from the Thumbe vented dam through dredging, which will be taken up in a week’s time. The available 1,000 loads of sand will be sold through the online system developed by the district administration, The experts submitted a […]

Sand mining begins in five blocks in Udupi

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Udupi: Sand mining has commenced at five sand blocks located at Uppoor, Havanje, and Mooduthonse villages in the district, coming under the coastal regulatory zone, on Tuesday December 18th. Of the 33 applicants provided by the license, only 12 of them have started the extraction after paying uo the required fees, informed District deputy commissioner, […]

Permission for 5 sand blocks in Udupi

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Udupi: A 7 member committee has decided to give permission for sand extraction from 5 sand blocks in CRZ areas in Udupi and Brahmavar taluk, stated a release from the mines and geology department. Altogether, 9 sand blocks have been identified in Udupi and Brahmavar limits and the KSCZMA had given permission for 7 sand […]

Mangaluru Rural Police seized 80 lorry loads sand

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru Rural Police on Sunday seized 80 lorry loads of sand that was reportedly stocked illegally in Devarapadavu in Thiruvail village. The sand was stocked at a place which was about 100 m away from Devarapadavu Gate in Vamanjoor. The police are on the look-out for those who had stocked sand. Following […]

800 loads of sand seized

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: A team of officials, led by Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil, raided an illegal sand extraction area in Gurpura river bank at Padushedde near Maravoor vented dam in Mangaluru taluk and seized 800 loads of sand. The raid was carried out on Saturday and the officials from Revenue and Mines and Geology Department who had […]

District administration permitted to extract sand in CRZ areas with GPS: Sasikanth Senthil

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Sasikanth Senthil

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district administration has made global positioning system (GPS) a must on boats permitted to remove sand in CRZ areas. This new arrangement will come in to vogue in next 15-days. In addition, these boats will also be painted in a distinct colour to help authorities concerned identity them with ease and […]

Transport of sand outside DK district to be banned soon

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
transport of sand

Mangaluru: The Dakshina Kannada district administration is mulling banning transportation of sand to other districts. The move is to ensure sufficient supply of sand for construction works in the district. Various organisations from the construction industry have been demanding the government to ensure uninterrupted supply of sand at a reasonable price for works to be […]