Porvorim: Governor Satya Pal Malik told the House that State government has deliberated on the issue with union ministers on several occasions and submitted four representations.
“Government has also suggested possible alternative for amendment of the abolition act, wherein its implementation is sought to be prospective in nature,” he said.
“State is exploring all the possibilities and lawful options to resume mining operations. The state has also filed review petition before the SC,” he added. “Government is optimistic in resuming mining operations I Goa during ensuing season. Government has left no stone unturned to ensure resumption of mining in Goa,” he added.