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Goa mining: Parrikar holds meeting to resolve issue

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Manohar Parrikar Thursday held a meeting with officials and stakeholders to explore ways to restart operations in the coastal state.

in came to a standstill in March after the quashed 88 leases and banned the extraction of fresh iron ore.

"@manoharparrikar holds immediate meetings with senior government officials and other stakeholders to explore all possible options to resume operations in at the earliest," the Chief Ministers Office (CMO) tweeted this evening.

Parrikar had earlier written to the Centre in September seeking legislative means, including amending existing mining laws. to resolve the issue.

Parrikar, who is suffering from a pancreatic ailment, returned to the state on October 14 after being admitted in the in New Delhi.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 20:10 IST
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