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Mines Ministry


Govt panel suggests long-term plans to expedite green nod

February 29, 2016 12:54 am

The project developer may be spared the burden of putting together land for compensatory afforestation and should be only required to pay the net present value (NPV) of the forest land being diverted for non-forest use, it says.

Non-coal mines: Centre to handhold states to execute auction process

September 23, 2015 1:42 am

The mines ministry has decided to retain the services of MSTC Limited’s trading platform for auctioning the leases of ten major minerals as had been done by the coal ministry to bid coal blocks.

Non-coal auctions likely by November

August 08, 2015 2:30 am

MECL has prepared nearly 58 geological reports of detailed exploration, which will be offered to state governments to help them expedite the auction.

Don’t push to end-use plants within state limits: Mines ministry

November 09, 2014 1:27 am

It has already short-listed 31 mining leases to be auctioned to prospective bidders by April next year and 150 leases through 2015.

After coal, reforms in other natural resources on the cards, says Jaitley

November 06, 2014 1:04 am

Talks for fixing bidding parameters for auctions underway, says Mines Ministry.

PMO calls for prompt decisions on mining leases, to take monthly stock

September 11, 2014 1:19 am

Over 60,000 applications from states pending with the mines ministry.

CBI goes after NDA now,looks into Hindustan Zinc stake sale

October 08, 2013 3:19 am

It is looking into the sale of HZL to Sterlite Opportunities & Ventures in 2002.

MinesMin against allotting captive mines to plants

August 31, 2013 2:24 am

Mines ministry has ruled out allotting captive mines to home-grown steel plants.

Tabling Shah Commission report without consultation costs mines secy his post

September 25, 2012 1:31 am

The government’s headache is not just in the coal mines but also in the mines ministry. And with the same swiftness in revoking mining licences,it has removed the thorny issue from the ministry

Displaced persons must get shares in mining cos,says mines ministry

July 10, 2012 1:33 am

MMDR Bill 2011 laid in the Lok Sabha is currently being debated by the Standing Committee