Mangaluru, May 25, 2022: Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Dr K V Rajendra has said that there was enough stock of sand in the district and it was suffice for the next three months.
Speaking to reporters here, the DC said it was not proper to say that the sand prices have increased due to ban on sand mining in CRZ limits.
He said the sand collected after desilting Shambhur and Maravoor dams have been stocked and is of good quality. He said those in need of sand can apply through Maralu Mitra App and get 10 metric tonnes of sand for Rs 7000.
The Adyapady and Shambhur sand stock yards have 9000 and 12,000 metric tonnes of sand respectively, he added.