Uranium mining proposal in Meghalaya rejected by MoEF

The 19th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the National Board on Wildlife took place under the chairmanship of Shri Jairam Ramesh, MOS(I/C) Environment and Forests. After a detailed discussion, the Standing Committee decided to reject a proposal of the Department of Atomic Energy for exploratory drilling for uranium in Rongcheng Plateau in Balphakram National Park, South Garo Hills District of Meghalaya.

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