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Mineral wealth important for employment and revenue generation: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan - Odisha Diary

Last updated Monday, January 10, 2022 09:45 ET , Source: NewsService

New Delhi : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that mineral wealth is important for employment and revenue generation. Work should be done expeditiously for the goal of providing employment by scientific exploitation of mineral resources. Tasks must be completed in a transparent, well-planned and systematic manner. Efforts to generate revenue should not be lacking. Necessary coordination should be done with the Government of India to complete the survey work of availability of minerals in the districts at the earliest. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also directed to start the process of filling up the vacant posts in the Mineral Resources Department.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was reviewing the works of Mineral Resources Department in Mantralaya today. Mineral Resources and Labor Minister Shri Brijendra Pratap Singh, Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains, Principal Secretary Mineral Resources Shri Sukhbir Singh, Secretary to Chief Minister Shri M. Selvandran, Director Mineral Resources Shri V.K. Austin and officers were present.

Survey work conducted in districts

It was informed in the meeting that survey work is going on in various agreements in the state. As a result of the agreements executed between Manganese and India Limited (MOIL Ltd.) and the Department of Minerals, survey work has been started in 14 blocks of Damoh, Chhatarpur, Panna, Jabalpur, Katni, Sidhi and Singrauli and 24 blocks in Balaghat and Chhindwara. These include 20 areas of diamond...

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