The 6th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals was held as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav legendary week celebrations in New Delhi, according to the Ministry of Mines. Shri Amit Shah, the Union Minister of Housing, was the chief guest at the colloquium that will be held at the Dr. Ambedkar International Center. The one-day conclave was officially opened by Union Minister of Mines, Coal, and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in the presence of Minister of State for Mines, Coal, and Railways Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve, Secretary Ministry of Mines Shri Alok Tandon, and other senior ministry officials.
The launch of three modules of the Mining Tenement System (MTS), awards for 5-Star rated mines for the years 2020–21, and the National Geo Science Awards–2019 were some of the highlights of the conclave. Other highlights included the presentation of the national level Rashtriya Khanij Vikas Puraskar to the best performing States in the field of mining. The conclave’s opening session included a technical presentation from the National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) and a discussion on mining automation. During the round table discussions, the CEOs of various mining businesses did come up with crucial ideas related to India’s mining industry.
Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:
- Union Minister of Housing: Shri Amit Shah
- Union Minister of Mines, Coal, and Parliamentary Affairs: Shri Pralhad Joshi
- Minister of State for Mines, Coal, and Railways: Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve
- Secretary Ministry of Mines: Shri Alok Tandon