AP Free Sand Policy Sand Free Supply For Constructions

AP Free Sand Policy

AP Free Sand Policy will be introduced from 29.02.2016. The AP Chief Minister has in principle decided to supply sand free of cost for constructions. Sand in Andhra Pradesh may henceforth be available free of cost for all construction activity within Andhra Pradesh. During reviewing the vexatious sand mining policy through a video-conference with Ministers and District Collectors, AP Chief Minister Sri. N Chandrababu Naidu, today on 26.02.2016, suggested that sand be henceforth supplied free to all for construction.

The AP Government was considering of Sand free supply without any restrictions and Detailed guidelines of AP Free sand policy will be formulated and notified soon may be on 29.02.2016.

AP Sand Online Booking Application

AP Free Sand Policy will be introduced from 29.02.2016.  Sand in AP state may henceforth be available free of cost for all construction activity within Andhra Pradesh. APsand / manasand online booking can be done at http://www.apsand.com/ website.  Click here for details.

AP Sand Policy 2016

To avoid Illegal sand mining, for transparency in sand supply, The AP Government entrusted 368 sand mining and sand selling responsibility to women self-help groups DWACRA groups with 25 per cent share of the annual revenue for operations and maintenance of the mines and introduced an online system.

But, Lot of complaints have received from public regarding delayed and improper supply of sand. In order to check existing loopholes in the system, government brought new AP sand policy 2016 with effect from February 2016. According to new Sand policy, Sand auctions introduced for sale of sand from at auction sand reaches in major Rivers and Tributaries.

By this new sand policy the Government was earning Rs 200 crore income but the system apparently failed as sand continued to be sold at exorbitant prices due to increased construction activity in the state. To overcome these problems, AP Government has come up with Free sand policy.

AP Free Sand Policy Sand Free Supply for constructions

AP Free Sand PolicyConsidering the problems in supply of Sand to construction industry and to normal house builders, the AP state government planning to introduce AP Free sand policy 2016  to supply sand at free for all construction activities with in AP only and major Steps would be taken so that this free sand was not illegally transported to out of the state. AP Free Sand Policy Sand Free Supply for constructions will help expedite construction activity in the state to have better infrastructure in place.

It was decided to allow sand to be taken for free from existing quarries, but no stocking of the sand will be allowed. Cases under Essential Commodities Act will be registered against anyone found hoarding the sand, which is illegal.

AP Free sand policy download

AP Free sand policy will be announced on Monday, 29.02.2016. For more details Visit AP state government sand mining official web site and download AP free sand policy here after 29.02.2016.