Truckers body welcome NGT order


SHILLONG, March 27: The Meghalaya Commercial Truck Owners and Drivers Association (MCTODA) has welcomed the tiol Green Tribul (NGT) ruling that asked the Government of Meghalaya to come out with a mining policy in six weeks time.

The NGT issued the directive during its Tuesday’s hearing at New Delhi. Lauding the ruling, the president of the MCTODA Augustine Shanpru told newsmen that the Government should adhere to the directives to come up with a proper and eco-friendly mining plan and policy which is less damaging to the environment. Terming the ruling as a landmark, Shanpru said the compliance to the order will once again bring smiles to those families who are directly and indirectly dependent on coal mining in the state. 

Sentinel Assam