Whether the law will be passed in Parliament is not clear given the long disruption, so an ordinance can also be considered next month.

Lessees failed to pay penalty by Dec. 31

The Centre has given environmental clearance for setting up a Rs 91 crore industrial hub in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka that would create job opportunities for about 17,000 people, a senio

Nagpur: Noise and vibration are known to severely affect miners and National Institute of Miners Health (NIMH) in city has been working on standardizing norms towards minimizing these ill-effects.

Mines’ e-auction: States told to find out reasons for poor responseThe much-hyped e-auction of non-coal minerals has not yielded the desired response.

Signs supplementary lease deeds for 10 mines

The Odisha government has inked supplementary lease deeds to facilitate reopening of 10 iron and manganese ore mines in Sundargarh district.

The leases held by RP Sao, Hargovind Pandya and Odisha Manganese & Minerals Ltd (OMM) have been extended

All the lessees have been intimated to execute the supplementary lease deed within three months

To curb illegal mining, the steel and mines department is planning to create a dedicated cell in Odisha Space Applications Centre (ORSAC).

Move to hit leases awaiting 2nd & subsequent renewal, PSU mines exempted