KM Divakaran,president of a BGML employees' union,said,"The mines ministry cites the amended Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation ( MMDR) Act to back their auction plans.
Divakaran,former chief engineer of BGML,said: "We have been part of this mining culture in Kolar Gold Fields.
The government has not addressed our concerns in the last 10 years." He is now the president of the BGML Employees',Supervisors' & Officers' United Forum,which has taken up the cause of the revival of the company as well as protecting the interests of the employees.
has already completed a reconnaissance survey for mining potential in the area and is waiting to avail a prospective licence from the government to excavate gold over 1.16 hectares in Ramgiri mandal.
General Manager, Ms Michelle Ash said the mine with nearly 200 foreign experts has launched the implementation of a new organizational structure that has significantly reduced management layers targeting more efficiency.
Previously known as Kolar Gold Mines, Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) was a PSU under the Ministry of Mines which ran into heavy losses and was eventually closed down in March 2001.
He urged state exploration agencies to re-evaluate the dumps as well as the mines of BGML, in order to determine the correct value of these mines.
Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, the General Manager of BGML - Peter Burger has stated that the company is excited to see its partnership with villages in delivering five classrooms and one teachers office at Buyange Primary School.
The BGML official has also stated that they have handed over 4 boreholes; one each at Kakola Primary School, Ilogi village, and Namba Tisa village, plus one amid Buyange and Ibanza villages to the District commissioner.
A contract for the renewal of BGML through the global bidding process was finalized in Delhi at the Union Ministry of Mines in the presence of Mines Minister Dinsha J Patel and MSME Minister of State with independent charge K H Muniyappa between the Chairman and Managing Director of Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL) and Managing Director in-charge of BGML Dr Gopal Dhavan and Chairman-cum-Managing Director of MECON Ltd., a central PSU and a premier consultancy company A K Tyagi.
MECON (PSU, Ministry of Steel) has been occupied as consultant to BGML for offering consultancy facilities for Global Bidding Process.
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