Government to put over 100 mineral blocks in next round of auction

A bunch of 102 mineral blocks are being readied by different states to be put up for the next round of mining auction soon. The move is in line with the government policy to speed up auction of existing blocks and accelerate exploration of potential blocks across the country.

Speaking at the 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals, union mines minister Narendra Singh Tomar said out of the 43 blocks auctioned so far, some eleven blocks have started production. Read more

Courtesy: The Economic Times