Vastavam Web: The Andhra Pradesh cabinet met in Amaravati on Thursday and discussed a number of key issues during the meeting, which was chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. Of which, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet approved the new sand policy. The cabinet accepted to recommend that all sand Reaches be handed over to a single entity.
The New Sand Policy is made after making some crucial changes to the existing Sand Policy. The New Sand Policy is made after making some crucial changes to the existing Sand Policy. The existing Sand Policy was also introduced by the same government last year.
However, there were several complaints from the people, builders and construction firms that the supply of sand was not adequate as per the demand. According to the New Sand Policy, the cabinet has approved that all Sand Reaches to be handed over to a single private entity. It can be noted that the Jagan-led state government had initially planned to hand over the Sand Reaches to the Central Public Sector Undertakings.