Slathia launches extraction work on newly explored coal mine
Huge reserves expected to fetch `6 cr annually
GK NEWS NETWORK
Rajouri, June 20: Minister for Industries and Commerce, S S Slathia today launched extraction work at a newly explored coal mine, here at Bodhog Dali, Kalakote.
The new mine is expected to produce more than 50,000 tonnes of good quality coal which will help J&K Mineral Ltd to generate additional revenue of Rs.6.00 crore annually.
While addressing the gathering, the Minister appreciated the efforts of management and the workers for the hard work put in to launch the new extraction site.
The Minister asked the corporation authorities to give preference to the local youth of the area, while recruiting workforce for the extraction and other works. He said full fledge work on the mine would be started after installation of Haulage, ventilation system and other infrastructure.
He said the Corporation was expecting t huge reserves of quality coal in the area which has good potential in the market.
The Minister also addressed huge rally of coal mine workers in the Kalakote town and assured them that all demands relating to revision in wages and other genuine issues will be settled soon.
MLA Kalakote, while speaking on the occasion, extended his gratitude to the Minister and Management of JKML for improving the overall working of the corporation and ensuring timely release of wages to the workers which earlier used to be in backlog for months together. He requested the Minister and Management of JKML to explore possibility of opening of another mine at Bergoa. The Minister assured the MLA that the mine at Bergoa will also be opened after proper survey.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 20 Jun 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM BUSINESS
- Panel apprises FM about progress of project
- Slathia launches extraction work on newly explored coal mine
- Drug mafia nexus grounds fair price shop project in JK
- Valley -based tourism players welcome decision on LTC
- Vanity number for `51,000
- ATM Fraudster arrested in Pampore
- ‘Red Book must for gas cylinder delivery’
- PaK govt presents Rs 49.59 bn deficit budget
- Waseem Tramboo, Asif Burza get invite to speak at US Biz Summit
- Unemployment all time high in Srinagar: PC
- CCIK asks SDA to consider its suggestions on Master Plan
Srinagar, June 20: Police on Wednesday allegedly prevented the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani from attending the marriage ceremony of his grandson, Inam-ul-Haq. Talking More
- Srinagar City
Party committed to develop city on international lines: Tanvir Sadiq
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 20: National Conference Wednesday said that “Srinagar is the heart and soul of the party” and it is “committed to its holistic development.” In a statement here, the NC spokesman Tanvir More
KISHTWAR, JUNE 20: Thousands of devotees from across the state today attended annual Urs Sharief of Hazrat Shah Farid-ud-Din Bagdadi (RA), here today. District administration, in collaboration with More
- South Asia
Islamabad, June 20: The opening up of cross Line of Control travel has come as biggest confidence building measure for retired justice of Pakistan administered Kashmir who was in Srinagar to meet his relatives More