Goa: Sand mining in Chapora river can resume in four zones

Legal mining can finally resume in four stretches of the Chapora river, after the Goa State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (Goa-SEIAA) approved the proposal at its meeting held on October 5. However, SEIAA has asked for further scientific studies to be carried out in the case of two other zones in the Chapora. Applications was received from the North Goa collector for six zones in the river for sand mining.