Ranchi, Sept. 13: Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that water of closed mines will be supplied to the nearby areas through pipeline.
In a meeting held at CM House with Coal Secretary Anil Swaroop, it was decided that Coal India will store water in closed mines and provide it to the state government. The Government will supply this water in the nearby areas as per requirement. An MoU is also to be signed between Coal India and the State Government.
The CM said the Government will lay railway tracks from coal mines to the destinations for transporting coal. He said he had also asked Coal India to provide modern sports facilities in sports university. The Coal Secretary assured the CM that the sports university will be a model university of the nation.
Jharia rehabilitation, power production, employment and conditions of coal miners were discussed in detail in the meeting.
Principal Secretary to the CM Sanjay Kumar, Secretary to the CM Sunil Kumar Barnwal and CCL CMD Gopal Singh were present in the meeting.