Applications invited for works under mining fund

PANAJI; The directorate of mines and geology has invited applications from mining dependent people to take up works under the Goa District Mineral oundation (GDMF). A total of Rs 180 crore has been collected under the fund, out of which Rs 93 crore is from North Goa and Rs 86 crore from South Goa.

The directorate has assumed an active role on this matter after a sharp rap by the high court of Bombay at Goa, which expressed shock and concern over the state’s non-utilization of mining funds. It then asked panchayats to create awareness about the district mineral foundation fund (DMFF) so that appropriate projects can be taken up. Read more

Courtesy: The Times of India