The Union Minister for Mines, Coal and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi chaired review meeting of mineral exploration projects and activities of Rajasthan in New Delhi today. Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal was present in the meeting. Senior representatives of Geological Survey of India (GSI), NLC India Limited and Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) made presentations on the exploration related activities undertaken by them in Rajasthan.
The Mines Minister also took stock of the issues of the organizations related to exploration of minerals including Potash and Lignite in Rajasthan. He asked the representatives to expedite the projects in Rajasthan and directed them to take up the matter with State Government.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Coal including Dr. K. Rajeswara Rao, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Sh. Vinod Kumar Tiwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal were also present.