Transport officials to monitor ore trade at checkposts

 

The transport department will verify the documents related to the transportation of mineral ore in and out of the state of Goa to curb the illegal transportation of ore.
 
The director of mines and geology Prasanna Acharya said in a notification issued by the government that it has now decided that the officials of transport department at the relevant checkposts shall also verify the documents connected with the transportation of mineral ore in and out of the state of Goa till the officials of the Directorate of Mines and Geology are posted at these check posts.
 
The government had decided that the officials of three departments, transport, police and excise shall work at the check posts in Naibag, Patradevi in the north, Dodamarg in north east, Molem in the east and Molem in the south to verify the documents. [TOI]