GANDERBAL, FEBRUARY 05: A meeting regarding approval of mining plans for minor blocks of district was today held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal in his office chamber at Ganderbal.
The meeting was attended by all members of the Mining Plan Approval Committee including Deputy Director (K), Geology and Mining Department (Member Secretary), Executive Engineer, Jal Shakti, Executive Officer, Municipal Council Ganderbal, District Mineral Officer Ganderbal and Assistant Executive Engineer Flood Control Ganderbal.
During the meeting, threadbare discussions were held on scientific mining to be done by the highest bidders in accordance with the mining plans submitted before the Mining Plan Approval Committee.
After thorough discussion approval for mining plan was given in Block no. 3 and 5.
Speaking on the occasion the DC stressed all Committee members that it shall be ensured mining is done without disturbing the ecology around these mining blocks. Besides, mining shall be done as per the already laid down guidelines, he added.