Narendra Singh Tomar Meets Chief Ministers of Goa and Rajasthan to Expedite Reforms in Mining and Labour Sector


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The Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Manohar Parrikar and the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt Vasundhara Raje called on the Union Minister of Steel, Mines and Labour & Employment, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in New Delhi today.

The Goa Chief Minister met the Minister in Shastri Bhawan today, where the two had discussions pertaining to mining in the state. In place of the existing uniform export duty regime, Shri Parrikar proposed differential export duties for iron ore, that is, higher rates for higher grades of ore and lower rates for corresponding grades, considering that the latter was not of significant use to domestic industry. Shri Tomar acknowledged his views on the subject, and also solicited his opinion on the proposed amendments to MMDR Act 1957.

In the subsequent meeting held in Shram Shakti Bhawan with Rajasthan Chief Minister, Smt Vasundhara Raje, elaborate discussions were held between the two on wide-ranging issues. Issues discussed, inter-alia, included reforms in labour laws, skill development initiatives and development in mines and steel sectors. The meetings were attended by Secretaries ofMinistry of Steel, Mines and Labour and Employment, namely Shri G Mohan Kumar, Smt Gauri Kumar and Shri Anup K Pujari respectively, besides other senior officials of the Ministries


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