Issue Date: Aug 4, 2013
Andhra Pradesh: stringent policy, only on paper
Author: M Suchitra, Alok Gupta, Aparna Pallavi
It seems the Andhra Pradesh government has not taken seriously the Supreme Court’s directions on sand mining. Large-scale illegal sand mining is reported from at least seven districts—Guntur, Krishna, Khammam, Waranagal, Srikakulam and East and West Godavari district.