Venkata Reddy said Rs 12.5 crore penalty will be imposed on Andru Minerals.
Collector Vivek Yadav has instructed the officials concerned to identify dangerous quarries in the district and take necessary action to prevent accidents.
Covid lockdowns, while forcing us to stop mining, brought transportation to a standstill. As a result, we were not able to take up any exports during that period, say the dealers.
The State government is proposing a reservation of these areas to the NMDC.