The mines ministry has amended the mineral auction rules to remove end-use restrictions for mines to be allocated in future through the competitive bidding route, a move that is expected to enhance production and attract private investments into the sector.

The ministry of Mines on June 10, 2021 has issued the Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession (Third Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2016.

The Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 2017 (MCD Rules) are framed under section 18 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Amendment) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) to provide for conservation and systematic development of minerals in India.

Minerals are essential components in many of today’s rapidly growing clean energy technologies – from wind turbines and electricity networks to electric vehicles. Demand for these minerals will grow quickly as clean energy transitions gather pace.

The main objective of the study was to develop a framework for designing and implementing local content policies in Ethiopia driven by the mining sector. The Ethiopian government’s vision is to transform the country into a lower middle income industrial economy by 2025.

The Ministry of Mines has prepared the Draft Mineral (Auction) Second Amendment Rules, 2021 seeking to amend Mineral (Auction) Rules, 2015.

Extensive amendments have been made in the Mines and Mineral (Development and Amendment) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) by the MMDR Amendment Act, 2021 w.e.f.

Final notification of the Minerals (Other the Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession (Second Amendment) Rules, 2021 by Ministry of Mines. This notification has come into effect from 08 Apr 2021.

An Act further to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. This Act may be called the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2021.

The Ministry of Mines has issued the Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Mineral) Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Mineral) Concession Rules, 2016.

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