Tamil Nadu plans satellite imaging to check illegal mining, India

Tamil Nadu plans satellite imaging to check illegal mining, India

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Sand mining activities, Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula. Captions and Photo source: ©© Tamilbuddy

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Illegal granite quarrying scam recently unearthed in Tamil Nadu, the eleventh largest state in India by area and the seventh most populous state, has prompted the state government to put in place a monitoring mechanism for mining operations in the state. Tamil Nadu is set to go hi-tech to curb encroachments with its mining tenement registry through Global Information System (GIS) and satellite images…

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