- Published: 30 June 2019
A delegation of Kenya’s Petroleum and Mining department, which visited Raipur appreciated the IT-based mining administration system developed by Chhattisgarh and showed interest in emulating it in Kenya, officials said on Saturday.
According to officials, Kenya has chosen Chhattisgarh among other Indian states for studying the mines administration, because Chhattisgarh is the first state to implement compete e-auctioning of mines not only for major minerals but also for minor minerals.
“The delegation was demonstrated issuing of online e-permit/transit pass and trip closer at JK Lakshmi Cement plant in Ahiwara and ACC factory at Jamul in Durg. The checking carried out by flying squads through barcode transit pass generated by special hand held devices was also explained to them,” officials stated.
The delegation was highly interested in implementing the e-administration mining developed by Chhattisgarh in Kenya, officials said while adding this will help Chhattisgarh to achieve an international recognition of policies and rules adopted by the state in mining sector.
Notably, the mining online portal developed by Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) had recently received national e-governance award.
Secretary mining Anbalgan P, while explaining the delegation about the mines administration in Chhattisgarh also discussed the possibilities of exporting minerals from Chhattisgarh. The rehabilitation, land acquisition and providing jobs to local people was detailed by Director Geology and Mining KC Devsenapati.
Various innovation happening in the Chhattisgarh mineral resource development department, along with problems of manual process and how it was made transparent, simplified and effective through the online system was explained by Joint Director Anurag Diwan.
Quelle/Source: The Daily Pioneer, 23.06.2019