State mining departments turn tech-savvy to track mineral ores | Centre for Science and Environment


State mining departments turn tech-savvy to track mineral ores

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 Odisha takes lead, sets up robust system to monitor minerals produced and transported

Amid rising cases of illegal mining, states across the country are now turning to real-time monitoring of mineral produced, transported and received by industries.
The pioneer in this real-time monitoring is Odisha. The state’s steel and mines department has put in place a 24*7 system called Integrated Mines and Mineral Management System or i3MS.
To read the whole story click the link below
http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/state-mining-departments-turn-tech-savvy-track-mineral-ores

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