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Qualitative analysis of socio-environmental factors of sand mining on Mithri Tributary of Luni River at Kosana, Pipar Jodhpur Dist. of Rajasthan, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Civil Engineering, MBM Engineering College, JNVU Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  • 2MBM Engineering College, JNVU Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (10), Pages 22-31, October,22 (2017)

Abstract

The study conducted in Mithri River which is the tributary of Luni River situated in Kosana village of Jodhpur district, Rajasthan shows that socio-environmental situation due to sand mining is in controlled condition except for the disturbance of land profile. Indiscriminate and illegal sand mining has created negative impacts on land use, deforestation and fauna diversity. Mining activities and piling of mined sand near the river bank is affecting the natural topography of the River bed. In this study, the difference expected to occur in livelihood and community standards of the study area.

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