The Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy, 2012

The Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy, 2012

Read text of the controversial Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy approved by the state cabinet to facilitate systematic and scientific utilization of mineral resources keeping in view the protection of environment, land, health and safety of people in and around the mining areas.

The Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy,2012 has been formulated with an aim to facilitate systematic, scientific and planned utilization of mineral resources and to streamline mineral based development of the State, keeping in view, protection of environment, land, health and safety of the people in and around the mining areas. The Policy will also dwell on ensuring optimal utilization of available mineral resources, realization of vast mineral potential, generate revenue for socio-economic development, uplift the economy of the State and enhance employment opportunities. Hence the policy, hereunto called the Meghalaya Mines and Mineral Policy, 2012.

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