TOI reported that the state government has notified 5 member steering committees to monitor the progress of coal block allocated in Chhattisgarh to the Goa Industrial development Corporation.

Mr Meena Priollkar under secretary Industries said that “The government has constituted a steering committee to take stock of the progress and to smoothen out the difficulties in relation to the said Coal Block.”

The 5 member committee will be headed by principal secretary. The panel will regularly take stock of the progress and smoothen out the difficulties visavis the central government, state government of Chhattisgarh and the Power Developers and Mine Developer Operator etc.

Mr Priolkar said that the committee shall submit a status report to the minister for Industries regarding the status of the progress of the coal block.