The issue of coal is the priority of our government. Sangma of Chief Minister Conrad
Shillong Sangma of Meghalaya’s Chief Minister Conrad said on Tuesday that the government will soon set up a group of Ministers to study the ban on coal mining in the state on the National Green Tribunal. Bansara
Sangma announced the formation of a group during the meeting with the state coordination committee of the coal owners and mine dealers’ forum to study the current situation of NGT restrictions on coal mining in Meghalaya and talked of stepping forward. Sangma said that to see the whole issue, mining and geology, law, environment and Home Ministry will be involved.
“We will understand this issue and take the opinion of all the stakeholders and prepare a master plan on how it can be extended.” The issue of coal is the priority of our government, with the Center and other relevant authorities on this issue Continuous discussion “is ongoing, Sangma said, Sangma said.
Soni L Khairiyam, Chairman of State Coordination Committee, Chairman of Coal Owners and Mines Dealers, called the meeting with the Chief Minister as “positive”. Khairim said, “Sangma has assured the forum that it will investigate the case honestly , To find out the official official views, he will take action at the government level. ”
The National Green Tribunal had ordered an interim ban on “mice-hole” coal mining in Meghalaya on April 17, 2014, after submitting an application by the All-Dima Students Union and Dima Hassau District Committee, they accused the tribunal that Kopili The acidic turn has come due to coal mining in river Jaintia Hills.