Chhattisgarh becomes first state to e-auction minor mineral

Chhattisgarh has become first state in the country to e-auction minor mineral mines.The state government auctioned the Bharda dolomite mine located in Bilaspur district through the e-auction route. The mine having an estimated reserve of about 1.5 million tonnes is...

Proposed dam safety bill: Hint to fresh inter-state row

The proposed dam safety bill, which the Centre is planning to introduce in the upcoming session of Parliament, has all the trappings to trigger yet another inter-state row. The implication of the draft bill, as circulated to the state government, is that Tamil Nadu...

Goel for timely implementation of river linking projects

Union Minister Vijay Goel today made a strong pitch for timely implementation of river-linking projects and underscored the importance of ensuring consensus of states for ensuring smooth execution of the works under the Centre’s ambitious programme. According to...

Mines Ministry to launch app for monitoring illegal mining

The Union Ministry of Mines will be soon launching a mobile app that will alert authorities on illegal mining. “The photos taken from the suspected sites of illegal mines once uploaded on the Android mobile will immediately identify the area and send message to the...
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