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The State Government will distribute money to those students from areas affected by mining studying in Government and aided schools and colleges.
Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said the reform is expected to bring efficiency in the coal sector by moving from an era of monopoly to competition.
Order to also remove interlinked roads to prevent illegal mining and transportation of materials
Tightening the noose on mineral smugglers, four special teams led by Jajpur Collector Ranjan Kumar Das carried out surprise raids at different illegal mining areas across the district on Friday mornin
Goa Foundation's director Claud Alvares said at a press conference that Parrikar, Parsekar and officials of the Mines and Geology Department were responsible for illegal renewal of mine leases.
Parrikar said that the SC ruling does not have any financial implications on the coastal state as the revenue earned by the state from the mining industry is a small amount.
Parrikar said he had received a call from the PMO, a day after the SC passed the judgement on February 7, inquiring about the possible impact of the apex court verdict on the state.
Following widespread outrage over rising clout of mining mafia in Jajpur, the district adminstration has stepped up its crackdown.
Parrikar said the Supreme Court order which quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in Goa, referred only to mining leases and that there was no ban on mining exports.
With tough conditions prevailing in its main market Tamil Nadu, India Cements on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 15.24 crore on a total income of Rs 1,216 .75 crore for the Oct-Dec 2018 quarter.
Manohar Parrikar said his government will explore all options, including auction of mining leases, to ensure that the mining industry is not affected by the Supreme Court order.
Goa is the country's leading exporter of low-grade iron ore and exported nearly 50 million tonnes before the Shah Commission in 2012 exposed a Rs 35,000 crore scam.
The apex court said the state government was obliged to grant fresh mining leases in accordance with law, in view of its previous judgement, and not second renewals to mining lease holders.
Giving relief to sand quarries in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Monday issued an interim stay on the Madras High Court’s order that had directed shutting of all sand quarries across the state.
Portion of water body will be restored to original condition by removing garbage; project likely to be over in months