‘Single Window Clearance System’ for Coal Mines

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has launched the ‘Single Window Clearance System’ on January 11. This system is an online platform that can be used to get clearances for smooth operationalization of coal mines.

Key Points

  • With the launch of this ‘Single Window Clearance System’, the process of getting clearances for coal mines will become easy.
  • The production of coal in India has increased a lot in the past 6 years.
  • The Sector also has the potential to be the major contributor to the aim of making India a 5 trillion dollar economy by the year 2024.
  • This clearance system in mining will also significantly reduce the total time that is taken for granting approvals for the coal mines.

Committee for Conservation Language, Culture and Land of Ladakh

Recently, the Home Minister met a delegation from Ladakh to discuss their concerns for the protection of the culture, land of Ladakh. After this, the minister has set up a committee for looking for solutions to these problems. The committee is headed by the Union Minister of State for Home, G.Kishan Reddy.