State Extends Mines' Lease

Published: 19th April 2015 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th April 2015 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government on Saturday extended the lease period of 26 mines under the new Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015 and issued orders to the lessees to execute supplementary lease deeds within three months.

“The Government issued the orders to the 26 mines for lease extension following recommendations made by an inter-departmental panel and approval of the Chief Minister,” Minister of State for Steel and Mines Prafulla Mallick told reporters. The Minister said the lessees will have to comply with the Supreme Court order. 


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