The Chief Minister during a review meeting here on Tuesday said 'we can proudly say that we have been able to get rid of the corruption from the sand mining.' He called for a 'sand weekend' and instructed the officials to work on the sand issue for the next week.
In the past, the system had run by grave corruption and now, the government is undoing the damage. Chief Minister said that "Despite the government efforts to tackle the sand crisis, stones are being pelted on the fruit-bearing tree. The TDP is making unnecessary allegations."
We all know that the sand shortage has not only created woes to the nearly 20 lakh construction workers but has affected another 10 lakh workers dependent on the construction sector including carpenters, painters, Rod binders, granite workers, plumbers, and other related workers.
After a lot of debate over the Sand crisis in the past 5 months, finally, CM Jagan has taken notice of the deep-rooted issue. He has called for a video conference with district collectors and SPs and asked them to control the sand diversions.
Jagan asked the officials to focus on the sand for next week and called the program "Isuka Varothsavam" (Sand Week). Well, it is better late than never. At least, Jagan Sarkar woke up on the ongoing sand crisis.