Wayanad, Aug 23 : Taking cue from the recent natural calamities, the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA ) on Thursday issued notification imposing restrictions and strict norms for carrying out mining and construction activities in the disaster-prone areas.
The notification issued by DDMA Chairman and Collector A R Ajayakumar said the permission for construction and mining activities in the district would be based on environmental protection with an objective to avoid any natural calamities in future. The restrictions on building construction would be for commercial and industrial constructions in the calamity-prone areas.
The district administration has prepared a list of areas where such curbs would be made applicable while issuing license by the local bodies for carrying out quarrying, mining and commercial constructions.(UNI)