Joshi Calls For Restructuring National Mineral Exploration Trust As Autonomous Body

Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi on Saturday urged the officials of his ministry to bring further momentum in restructuring the National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) as an autonomous body. He was addressing the third governing body meeting of the Trust. Joshi pointed out that in a resource-rich country like India all efforts should be made to give further fillip to mineral exploration so that imports can be curtailed. The minister said stringent conditions, if any, in the field of mineral exploration need to be removed in order to attract more firms…

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