Chief Minister gives green signal to the scheme

Raipur: Mining related official works in Chhattisgarh will be computerized soon. Like Gujarat and Odisha, Chhattisgarh will also have all its mining-related administrative processes computerized. After reviewing the presentation in the context at Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan), Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh gave approval for the scheme of computerizing the administrative works related to mining.

Dr Singh said that execution of this computerization scheme will expedite the official works of Mining Department and will also result in increase of revenue. A private company, which has been executing the same computerization scheme in Odisha state, today gave detailed information through a presentation at Mantralaya about the proposed plan of computerizing official works in Chhattisgarh.

On the occasion, Additional Chief Secretary DS Mishra, Principal Secretary Public Relations Aman Kumar Singh and Mining Department Secretary Subodh Kumar Singh were also present on the occasion.It is noteworthy that in Chhattisgarh, state government earns nearly Rs 3200 crore as revenue from various mines. After commercial tax, State Government receives maximum revenue from Mineral Resource Department. Computerization will make it convenient to manage all these mines.

As per the scheme, the mining check-posts will also be computerized. Right from receiving applications for allotment of mines to its complete redressal, which includes processes like production, transportation, development, TP etc, will be executed online. Officials informed that implementation of this computerized system will put an end to the problems of illegal mining and transportation.

Chief Minister considered the scheme as important for maintaining transparency in the system and thereby gave approval to the same. Dr Singh suggested that a team of officials should be sent to Odisha for observing the entire process of computerized work system.

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