Meghalaya to Promote Scientific Coal Mining


The Meghalaya government is committed to promote scientific, environment-friendly and safe coal mining in the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong.

In a reply during the Zero Hour discussion of the autumn session of the state Assembly, the deputy CM said, “We are committed to protect the rights and interests of indigenous people in respect of their rights over mineral resources.

He further stated that the government will shortly law down steps to be followed for starting scientific, safe and environmentally sound coal mining in the state complying with all statutory Acts and Rules.

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