District Mineral Foundation has over Rs 11,000 crore to invest in mining-affected districts
However, funds are yet to be sanctioned for development programmes in most districts
Strengthen district mineral foundations' administration, planning: suggests Mines Ministry
With around Rs 2.5 lakh crore accruals estimated in DMFs over next 25 years, it holds enormous potential for removing socio-economic deprivation …
Should district mineral foundations be with state mining departments?
Recent plan to move Odisha DMF from the state planning and convergence department to the mines department raises several questions
Dhanbad DMF funds city infrastructure projects, neglecting mining-affected people
The district's latest Rs 307 crore sanctions fail issues of livelihood and healthcare, which are longstanding challenges for the worst-…
Tasar rearing may bail out 600 mining-affected families in Keonjhar
The Rs 23.75-crore project in the state’s Keonjhar district will be implemented using DMF and MGNREGS funds
'District Mineral Foundation’s implementation in MP half-hearted'
The state mineral resources department exhibited scant commitment to assess the impacts of sand mining activities on the environment, …
Odisha set to introduce locally produced millets into ICDS, PDS
Keonjhar district will introduce ragi for pre-school meals through DMF funds from July
Odisha miners to pay royalty for tribal welfare
State CM approves formulation of new mining regulation; funds to be used for local infrastructure in Scheduled Areas