"Rich lands poor people"
Is sustainable mining possible?
Outlines the immense challenges facing the mining sector in India: how to ensure ecological security together with inclusive development. Includes detailed maps, data tables and in-depth case studies of mineral-rich states.

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In-depth: Mining in India
Down to Earth coverage
Asian Development Bank - Involuntary Resettlement Policy
Environment Impact Assessment Notification (2006)
Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 with Amendments made in 1988
National Mineral Policy
The Land Acquisition Act, 1894, modified 1st September, 1985
Mineral Conservation & Development Rules, 1988
Ministry of rural development
National Forest Policy, 1988
Orissa Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy, 2006
Samata Vs Govt of Andhra Pradesh
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     A guide to India's wealth, its resource curse