As many as 48 mining lease tenders for minor minerals have been cancelled by the Malkangiri district collector Vishal Singh following the recommendation of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Southern Range).
Malkangiri: People from several villages in Malkangiri district staged a protest against the proposal to grant mining lease to a firm from Andhra Pradesh for a stone quarry at Amakunda village under the Khairaput block on Wednesday. Denizens from as many as seven panchayats gathered at Amakunda and protested over the proposed project alleging that […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Union Mines ministry has sought feedback from mineral-bearing States on its proposed ‘Star Rating’ system for mining leases. This was informed by State Mines director Deepak Mohanty after attending a high level meeting of state mines officials in New Delhi. Officials said the new system has been designed to promote sustainable development […]