Will the new National Mineral Policy ensure responsible mining?
The NMP 2019 misses out on providing necessary guidance on some fundamental things that would have made it a guiding document to ensure …
How will India address illegal sand mining without any data?
New laws to regulate sand mining have not had much impact
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
The global crash in aluminium prices, triggered by overproduction in China, is forcing Indian companies to shut down operations. The solution may …
Centre suspends green clearances to Goa mines
Conditions for restoring clearances not spelt out
Companies fined heavily for mining over limit in Odisha
State authorities send notices to 103 mines