District Mineral Fund Current Affairs, GK & News
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman recently instructed the state governments to use DMF (District Mineral Foundation) funds to fight against COVID-19. This is being done to supplement medical facilities that will help fight against Corona Virus. What are DMF Funds? The District Mineral Foundation is a non-profit body. It was set up in those districts that ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Conservation Programme • Corona virus • COVID-19 • District Mineral Fund • Environmental conservation • Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Act 2015 • Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana • Tribal Circuit • Tribal Circuit Project • Tribal communities
The Central government has asked the states to step-up the spending under District Mineral Fund as just 24 per cent of the Rs 23,606-crore mopped up under the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) was actually spent. The central government has also issued directions to ensure that there is no fund diversion or leakage. Pradhan ..