Bhopal, May 27, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Mineral Resources Department held a one-day workshop regarding e-auction in Academy of Administration at Bhopal here today. Secretary Mineral Resources Mr. Shiv Shekhar Shukla informed that objective of the workshop is to apprise prospective bidders of blocks to be auctioned and technical issues of e-auction. E-auction process has been made impartial and transparent. At the workshop, prospective bidders’ queries were also replied. Detailed information was given about 3 limestone blocks and one diamond block in the state. It was informed that limestone blocks to be e-auctioned are in Nimarmunda in Damoh district and Bandarkhan and Ghudsa in Satna district and diamond block at Hatupur in Panna district. Director Geology and Mining Mr. Vineet Austin, Deputy Secretary Mr. Taurn Rathi and prospective bidders from the state and outside attended the workshop. Mineral Resources Department will hold next workshop on e-auction in New Delhi on June 1. Earlier, another workshop on e-auction was held by the department in Satna district on May 21.