Authority of Lease is waived from State Govt for Light Minerals

Dear Members,

Supreme Court has given an important decision to waive the Lease providing Authority from State govt. for Light Minerals like Sand, Morom, Marbel, Graphite and Lime Stone. The decision has given by Supreme court by taking into consideration the corruption in mines sector. As Odisha is highly prone to these kind of Corruption, hence the decision is strongly applicable. So, now onwards for lease and renewal of existig lease, permission of the Central Govt is needed. Prior to this, permission was needed for heavy minerals only.

Is it a good decision? Whether it will be really fruitful? Let us wait for the time.

Members are invited to provide their valuable views regarding this thread.