The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft rules named “The Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2015” for the provisions relating to grant and regulation of mineral concessions under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.
These rules may be called the Mineral (Non-exclusive Reconnaissance Permits) Rules, 2015. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. In these rules, Act means the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957).
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 13 of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: These rules may be called the Minerals (Evidence of Mineral Contents) Rules, 2015.
The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft rules named “The Mineral (Auction) Rules, 2015” for the provisions relating to auction of the mineral concessions as provided for under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015.
Memorandum of Action Taken for consideration of the cabinet regarding illegal mining of iron and manganese ores in the state of Odisha, submitted by Justice M. B. Shah Commission of Inquiry. Read text of the Action taken report.
The Justice M B Shah Commission that probed into the iron ore and manganese trade in various states including Goa has opened a fresh pandora’s box with the tabling of its comprehensive report on the illegal mining in Goa, Odisha and Jharkhand, in the Lok Sabha.