Goa : Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday that mining activities in the state will resume within the next six months after weighing all options including auctioning of leases, provided there are no legal issues.Sawant held a meeting on Thursday with Union mines minister Pralhad Joshi, mines secretary, members of the Goa Mineral Ore Exporters’ Association (GMOEA) and others in Delhi.
Speaking to mediapersons, Sawant said, “both Centre and state have started adopting measures to restart mining. We have fast-tracked on this front. Now there is a day-to-day correspondence between the directorate of mines and geology, Goa and the ministry of mines over mining resumption. I am confident that mining will resume in the state within six months.
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