ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Uranium Mining in Nalgonda

Creating Penny-Rich Landless

Uranium Mining in Nalgonda

The uranium project being set up close to the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam in Andhra Pradesh will not only occupy vast acreages of agricultural land, but will destroy forest land, the 'buffer zone' of the Rajiv Gandhi Sanctuary. More worrying is the spate of preacquisition land transactions that it has prompted. This is resulting in land transfers to outsiders who aim to gain by selling land to the Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) later on, and to access compensations in various forms.

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