India: 2-y EC, FC for New Mine Owners, Govt Clarifies
Apr 03, 2020 11:00
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New Delhi -- Companies that won the bids to own mines in the Odisha government's recently concluded mining auction, will get a two-year extension of ECs and FCs as per the earlier announcement, two senior government officials said on Wednesday.
The clarification was made in the light of a notification dated March 30 in which one divisional forest officer (DFO) said mining operations would be suspended with effect from April 1, according to copies of documents reviewed by SteelMint.
The government officials who could not be named, said that divisional forest