Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill to be introduced in Parliament

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New Delhi, Apr 24 (UNI) The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for introducing Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2008 in Parliament.

This would enable introducing auctioning of coal mining blocks for captive use through competitive bidding as the selection process of allocation, Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi told reporters here.

This would make allocation of coal blocks not only objective but transparent as well, he added.


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