Meghalaya industry body submits memorandum to PM
'Expedite coal availability for survival of state industries, save cement units'
SHILLONG, May 27: The Confederation of Industries of Meghalaya has urged Prime Minister rendra Modi to take expeditious steps to resolve the coal availability for survival of industries in the State.
It has also urged expeditious steps to accord approval/clearance from Mining and Forest Authorities for Limestone without which the cement industry will die.
It also said railway connectivity should be established near cement clusters in East Jaintia District and Umiam, Ri Bhoi District which help reduce overall cost for whole NER.
Its other demands include ratiolization of power tariff and cross subsidy surcharge in the NER, fincial support to certain public sector units like Hindustan Paper Corporation and CCI for clearing long overdue payments of local MSMEs.
Confederation of Industries of Meghalaya, President, Banwari Lal Bajaj who along with other office-bearers submiited a memorandum here today said, “ With great hope and commitment to build a strong India we hope our prayers will see light of day. The Confederation of Industries of Meghalaya will always stand behind the Government and you to foster development of this region.”