ALSO READOdisha for action plan of mining affected areas in 8 districts SC seeks latest details on child marriages across the country Pay fine by Dec 31 or stop mining: Odisha govt to mine owners Odisha govt suspends operations in seven mines SC breaks with past, two benches hear matters during winter break
The government today said that it has invited suggestions from the stakeholders on the draft National Mineral policy.
The suggestions are invited "from the general public, governments of states and union territories, mining industry, stakeholders, industry associations, and other persons and entities concerned, on the draft National Mineral Policy," the mines ministry said in a statement.
The last date for receipt of the comments is February 9, the ministry said.
The panel was mandated to review the National Mineral Policy, 2008, and suggest a new framework.
"The term of the committee was extended up to December 31, 2017. The committee submitted the report to Ministry of Mines on December 31, 2017 suggesting a draft National Mineral Policy," the mines ministry said.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)