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Rajasthan State Mines And Minerals Limited Found Oasis During Mining

by RajasthanDirect
Dec 10, 2012

The Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Limited (RSMML) while mining lignite coal in Nagaur area struck upon huge water reserves. The RSMML is now working on the ambitious plan to utilize this water for drinking and industrial purposes.

The huge reserve of water was detected when the RSMML was looking for lignite in the Kansau area of Nagaur. The company has set up a water filtration plant and is supplying water to 120 villages.

According to RSMML managing director,¬†Ajitabh Sharma, “While mining for lignite in Nagaur at the allotted Matasukh block, we struck upon water reserves. The water pressure is huge. A plant has been set up and 13 MLD flitered water is being supplied to 120 villages. A complete system has been developed through PHED. Also, about 10 MLD water is being distributed to industries.”

src: TOI

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