A man stands next to an advertisement of Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) at a street in New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters
Realising the need to balance development of mining with environment protection, the raw materials division of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) organised a one-day workshop in Kolkata last Saturday.
The workshop titled 'Coexistence of mining industry & forest — Challenges and way forward', primarily focused on environmental and forest issues, National Mineral Policy, different aspects of statutory clearances, a critical balance between environment and mining, wildlife management, land reclamation and other environmental aspects.
Apart from SAIL, companies like Coal India Ltd (CIL), National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco), Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), and Hindustan Copper Ltd participated in the workshop.
First Published: Sep 25 2017 | 9:22 PM IST