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Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Federation of Indian Mineral Industries & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/10/2017 regarding establishment of the District Mineral Foundation under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 and the contribution required to be made to the District Mineral Foundation by the holder of a mining lease or a prospecting licence-cum-mining lease in addition to the payment of royalty.

Supreme Court passes the following directions: