State mining departments turn tech-savvy to track mineral ores

 Odisha takes lead, sets up robust system to monitor minerals produced and transported

Amid rising cases of illegal mining, states across the country are now turning to real-time monitoring of mineral produced, transported and received by industries.

The pioneer in this real-time monitoring is Odisha. The state’s steel and mines department has put in place a 24*7 system called Integrated Mines and Mineral Management System or i3MS.

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