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Mineral Transformation Plan launched to improve productivity, enhance exports
May 16, 2018

Ministry of Planning and Development has started a new initiative - Cluster Development Based Mineral Transformation Plan - to improve productivity in mines and mineral sector and enhance exports.

The initiative, costing 62.21 million rupees has been launched under Vision-2025 and would increase value addition and create jobs in mineral sector.

As per Annual Development Plan (ADP) 2018-19, the mines & mineral contribution towards GDP growth was 0.09 per cent in 2017-18 while Vision 2025 and 12th Five Year Plan envisage fundamental improvements for mineral sector.