As per Rule 58 of Mineral Concession Rules 1960, a certain track of mineral bearing land was reserved for exclusive use of the state governments

The environment appraisal committee of the Union environment ministry has given the go ahead to state-run miner NMDC Limited to operationalise 10 million tonne per annum greenfield iron ore mine at

After renewing nearly 43 iron ore mining leases by signing lease deeds in the last one month, the State government notified ‘The Goa Grant of Mining Leases Policy, 2014’. The policy, notified following the recent Mines and Minerals Development Regulation (MMDR) Act amendment ordinance 2015, has no changes in it.

State govt will have to finalise leases within 3 to 6 months, but allowed say on time frame

This is the revision of guidelines for submission of Mineral concession proposals under Section 5(1) of the Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957.

The Goa government cleared the much-awaited mining policy promising lifting of the temporary suspension on mining operations in the state on case-wise basis and also ruling out auctioning of leases.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Orissa Manganese & Minerals Ltd. Vs Synergy Ispat Pvt. Ltd. dated 12/09/2014 regarding mining leases.

PANJIM: Demanding that amendment to the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulations (MMDR) Act 1957, pertaining to grant and renewal of leases should be carried out retrospectively, the Federati

The team will verify the allegations pertaining to violation of Rule 37 of MCR -1960 during their field visit