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Losing Solid Ground: MMDR Amendment Act, 2015 and the state of the mining sector in India

For over a decade, the country has debated the need to reform the mining sector by amending the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957.

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District Mineral Foundation

The right of the people of the mining-affected areas to benefit from the mineral-rich lands they live on

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Rich Lands Poor People: Is 'Sustainable' Mining Possible?

This book is an attempt to document all the complexities of mining. While, it is true that mining is essential, it is not a simple 'dig and sell' proposition for a country like India.

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Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
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Experience sharing workshop on Mining and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Perspectives for African nations

April 13-18, 2015

The one week Experience Sharing Workshop on Mining was held from 13-18, April 2015 at Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi. The programme was attended by fourteen senior level officials from Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania.

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Delhi’s coal conundrum

Should Badarpur thermal power plant in Delhi be allowed to operate?

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