The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft rules named “The Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 2016” under section 18 of the MMDR Act, 1957, for the conservation and systematic development of minerals and for the protection of environment and for purposes connected therewith.

The National Mineral Exploration policy (NMEP) can provide an impetus to exploration and generate a continuous flow of mineral blocks to be auctioned, according to an EY report titled' Indian minerals exploration - play to win.' With only 10% of the 8 lakh sq.

This policy brief analyses whether the provisions of EC will improve small-scale mining governance and prevent illegal mining. To this end, a detailed case study of Gautam Budh

Twelve critical minerals could play an important role in the success of the Make in India programme and the sustainable growth of the Indian economy, according to a study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

The Industries and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat has prepared the draft rules named, "The Gujarat Mineral (Prevention of Illegal Mining and Transportation and Storage) Rules, 2016" for the provisions relating to prevention of illegal mining and transportation and storage of mineral under section 23C of the Mines and Minerals (Developme

The Industries and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat has prepared the draft rules named, "The Gujarat Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2016" for the provisions relating to grant and regulation of mineral concessions of minor mineral under section 15 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.

In a bid to attract private investments including foreign direct investment into the business of mineral exploration, the government cleared a new National Mineral Exploration Policy (NEMP). It policy allows for making the basic geoscience data, a pre-requisite for investments in the sector, to be made publicly available

In exercise of powers conferred by section 9B, sub-section (4)of section 15 and 15A of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (Central Act No.67 of 1957). the State Government makes the following rules. These rules may be called The District Mineral Foundation Trust Rules, 2016.

In exercise of powers conferred by section 9B, sub-section (4)of section 15 and 15A of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (Central Act No.67 of 1957). the State Government makes the following rules. These rules may be called The District Mineral Foundation Trust Rules, 2016.

The government of India has notified the Minerals (Transfer of Mining lease Granted otherwise than through Auction for Captive Purpose) Rules, 2016. The new regulation will not only boost mergers and acquisitions in the mining and related sectors but will unlock billions of dollars of additional revenue to the states.

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