Srinagar, March 2 -- Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo today stressed on taking strict measures as per law against those involved in illegal mining across J&K.

The Chief Secretary was speaking in a meeting called to assess the working of the Mining Department here. Those who were present includes Commissioner Secretary, Mining; Director, Social Forestry, Director, Mining besides other concerned officers.

During this meeting the Chief Secretary took note of the availability of RBM (minor minerals) for construction of infrastructure projects in the UT. He also directed for ensuring availability of construction material to public readily at government approved rates.

Dulloo impressed upon the concerned to go tough against the illegal miners. H...