PORVORIM: In what could trigger further trouble for iron ore mining lease holders in the State, the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) has found the ore worth over Rs 1900 crore was illegally extrac

The Ministry of Coal has notified Coal Blocks Allocation Rules, 2017. The coal ministry has deferred indefinitely the fifth round of captive coal block auctions citing lack of demand from steel makers, despite a request from the steel ministry to continue the bidding for interested firms.

The Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd (APMDC) has commenced the process for getting a Hydrology and Hydro-geological report prepared for its Madanpur South Coal Block project in Ko

The Centre has constituted a committee to understand the existing system of sand mining in various states and prepare a guideline which addresses all concerns of this sector.

Despite a huge potential, the District Mineral Foundation (DMF), instituted with the aim of ensuring benefit sharing for mining-affected people, has several shortfalls on various fronts, finds the

There are no coal imports taking place in Chhattisgarh Goverment owned thermal power plants in comlaince with the Center’s directive to use indigenous coal, officials informed.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of sections 9-B, 15 and 15A of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (Act no 67 of 1957), the Governor is pleased to make the following rules with a view to regulating the composition and functions of the District Mineral Foundation Trusts Established in Government no

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Mining of Iron and Manganese Ore, 30/03/2017. As per section 23C of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957, State Governments have been empowered to make rules for preventing illegal mining, transportation and storage of minerals.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Complaints of illegal mining, 20/03/2017. Section 23C of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation), 1957 (MMDR Act, 1957), empowers State Governments to frame rules for preventing illegal mining, transportation and storage of minerals for the purposes connected therewith.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Reforms in Mining Sector, 09/03/2017. Reforms in the mining sector were brought about by amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 through the MMDR Amendment Ordinance, 2015 which was promulgated on 12th January, 2015.

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