The Andhra Pradesh government has taken steps to curb sand smuggling, storage, and high prices.
The event was attended by Minister Peddi Reddy Ramachandra Reddy, Government Secretary Nilam Sawhney, DGP Gautam Sawang and Task Force Chief Surendra Babu. The government is preparing to put an end to the sand mafia and the steel mafia. The Cabinet has decided to impose a fine of up to Rs 2 lakh and two tears of imprisonment for those who are resorting to Sand trafficking, selling the sand for high prices.
The Andhra Pradesh government has taken steps to curb sand smuggling, storage, and high prices. As part of this, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the toll-free number 14500 on Monday for complaints on the corruption in sand transport. CM Jagan made several suggestions to call center employees.