Union minister of steel and mines Narendra Singh Tomar has unveiled the National mineral exploration policy to adopt comprehensive exploration of non-fuel and non-coal mineral resources. The new policy aims to bring together best of knowledge and experience, modern technology, trained manpower and financial resources on a collaborative platform. Space technology would also be used to check illegal mining by developing a mining surveillance system.
Releasing the policy at National conclave on mines and minerals at Raipur in Chhattisgarh Mr. Tomar said the objective is to set in motion a massive process of mineral exploration in the country that would give a major boost to the economy. The Government will also work out for the normative cost of exploration works for different kinds of minerals so that the exploration agencies could be compensated, in case they could not discover any mineable reserves in their respective areas.
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Courtesy: DD News