Decision on withdrawal of suspension order on mining activity in Goa, which was imposed in September 2012, would be taken by the state Cabinet only after it approves the mining policy, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.
Goa government's mining policy would be placed before the State cabinet on coming Tuesday, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here.
Goa`s soon to be announced state mining policy would device means to regularise iron ore mined during 2007-2012, which was termed "illegal" by a recent Supreme Court judgement.
The Meghalaya cabinet on Friday gave nod to the much-awaited mining policy.
Because of high bidding in sand mining, big players get work and sometime they cause threat to river ecology, Shivraj Singh Chouhan told reporters.
The Punjab government unveiled its new mining policy wherein it has proposed a cap
on the maximum retail price of sand and to put it under the
Essential Commodities Act to curb its hoarding.
Day in Pics: 24th November
Showbiz World - November 24, 2014
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