Port Blair, Oct. 29: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, President, Pradesh Congress Committee met the Lt. Governor and raised issues related to quarrying operations. He was informed that the quarry permits will be issued on the basis of auction for which public notices have already been issued. 

The PCC President also raised the question of grant of explosives for quarrying purpose. He was assured by the Lt Governor that the explosives will be issued to the persons depending upon their capacity and the whole process will be streamlined so that developmental activities are carried out expeditiously and prices of products can be regulated.

Some other vital issues of developmental activities were also raised and the LG assured him that the Administration will be examining them expeditiously.