Nawanshahr Will get Two Extra Public Sand Mines, growing complete variety of operational mines to eight
NAWANSHAHR: As a part of the Punjab authorities’s efforts to supply low-cost sand to the frequent folks within the state, the variety of public sand mines within the district has reached eight with the opening of two extra public sand mines at Begowal and Talwandi Sibbu within the district yesterday.
District Mining Officer-cum-Govt Engineer, Pleased Kumar mentioned that two sand quarries of Nawanshahr have been additionally included within the 20 public sand quarries devoted by Punjab Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann, yesterday. He mentioned that these public sand mines are offering sand to frequent folks at Rs 5.50 per cubic toes from the pit head. He mentioned that the loading from the pit head might be owned by the involved trolley proprietor.
He mentioned that aside from the 2 new public sand mines, Begowal and Talwandi Sibbu introduced yesterday, Khoja, Burj Tehil Das, Ratnana, Saidpur, Phool Makori and Auliyapur sand mines are already useful within the district.
SDO Mining Gurjit Singh mentioned that solely trolleys can load sand in any respect the general public sand mines, in any other case there’s a full ban on loading of tippers and so forth. He mentioned that it’s obligatory to have double tires of trolleys and canopy the sand with tarpaulin after loading with sand.
He additional knowledgeable that at every public sand mine, ex-servicemen offered by PESCO/JE, Beldar of the division are monitoring the sand loading fastidiously.
In line with District Mining Officer Pleased Kumar, aside from public sand mines within the district, tenders for industrial sand mines have additionally been floated at ADB Rail and Paragpur websites, whereas preparations are being made for the tendering course of to open a industrial sand quarry at Mandhala as properly. He mentioned that with the beginning of economic sand quarries within the district, tippers may even be capable to load sand mechanically.
He mentioned that the frequent individuals are getting an enormous profit from the present public sand mines within the district, from the place they’re getting sand at Rs 5.50 per cubic toes excluding the price of loading. He mentioned that apart from the 2 public sand mines that began yesterday, 400 to 450 trolleys are being loaded with sand every day from the remainder of the sand mines. Thus far, income of Rs 2.25 crore has been earned by authorities treasury from the 6 mines made operational earlier.