Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Sunday, April 6, 2008

ONGC to resume mining in Nagaland

By Amarjyoti Borah
"In 1994, the Nagaland government asked the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ongc) to shut shop in the state. Pressure from local people and militant groups had a big role in the decision. The country’s largest crude oil producer is now set to resume operations in the north eastern state. It has signed a lease with the Nagaland government to revive petroleum mining in Changpang village in Wokha district."
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