DALTONGANJ, July 1 -- Palamu BJP MP VD Ram pleads for optimum use of DMFF (district mineral foundation fund) to enhance drinking water facility, health care, anti pollution measures, education, welfare of women and children, energy facility etc in areas where coal mining is done and there is the deficiency of these things for the people there.

Ram said, "If commercial mining of the non coking coal starts then the shape and volume of this important DMFF will be too enormous and bulky which will help change the living condition of the people in the coal mining areas."

Palamu district mining officer Manoj Toppo said, "We have 29 crores of rupees with our DMFF and this figure is on June 27."

Taking a cue from this V D Ram said this fund is s...