ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SOUTH-Continuity in Kerala

 MINERALS Keeping Up Appearances Magnus JUDGING by the tone of its Report for 1973-74, the Department of Mines seems to have lost all vitality. Since the reorganisation of the Ministry of Steel and Mines, the Steel section has stolen the show; the Department of Mines has lost control over Bharat Coking Coal, National Mineral Development Corporation and Manganese Ore India. It had lost Pyrites, Phosphates and Chemicals three years ago. The Coal Board and the Coal Controller's organisation under the Department are also likely to be wound up. Coal, of the non-coking variety, is therefore now the principal concern of this Department.

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