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India signs pact with Morocco to promote mineral exploration

India has inked a pact with Morocco under which focus would be laid on evaluation of potential mineral resources and promoting exploration and mining through participation of both public and private sector. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in New Delhi on April 12, 2018 after the bilateral discussions between Mines Minister Narendra Singh ..

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The Government of India (GoI) launches UTTAM App for coal quality monitoring

Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister for Railways and Coal, has launched UTTAM App for Coal Quality Monitoring. UTTAM stands for – Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal (uttam.coalindia.in). The app is developed by the Ministry of Coal and Coal India Limited (CIL). The purpose of the app is to provide an app ..

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N Baijendra Kumar newly appointed CMD of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)

N Baijendra Kumar, an IAS officer of 1985 batch of Chhattisgarh cadre, has recently taken charge as  Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the state-run National Mineral Development Corporation  (NMDC). Prior to this post, he was holding the post of Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh, as well as Commerce & Industries and ..

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India looks for Belgian investment in NMIZs

India looked for investments from Belgium in the National Manufacturing and Investments Zones (NMIZs) primarily in the area of training and research. NMIZs will be mega industrial zones with world class supporting infrastructure. The government is providing a number of incentives like exemption from capital gains tax and relaxed labor and environment norms to encourage ..

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