**Bhubaneswar:** Odisha Government has readied itself for issuing the auction notification of three limestone mines in the State very soon.
This was revealed by Steel and Mines Secretary R.K. Sharma after a review meeting held here at the State Secretariat on Thursday.
Briefing media, Sharma said, “The three are Katameta limestone block in Malkangiri district, Jampali-Pikrijaran in Bargarh district and Garamura in Nuapada district.
The Steel and Mines Secretary also informed, “So far the auction of the Garabarahni-Sagasahi East iron ore block done earlier, Odisha bidders are ahead in it as per our review”.
“The auction bidders have already applied for forest clearance, environmental clearance, already finished DGPA survey and taking steps for land acquisition,” he added.