State collects Rs 249.7538 Cr. mining revenue in Oct.

Bhubaneswar: The steel and mining department in the Odisha government has collected Rs 249.7538 crore mining revenue in October, 2011, official sources said.

"While the target upto October, 2011 was Rs 2093.50 cr, the collected amount had already touched Rs 2497.8802 cr," a senior department official said. In 2010, the collection of mining revenue upto October was Rs 1769.6220 cr.