Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act  Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajya Sabha passes ‘The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020’

The Rajya Sabha passed ‘The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020’, which proposes amendments to the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957 and The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. The Lok Sabha had passed this Bill last week and it will come into force after the President’s assent. It seeks to allow companies ..

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Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) has been launched in September 2015 for the welfare of tribals and other affected persons in mining areas. Under this scheme, the mining companies will need to contribute 10 to 30% of royalty for welfare of people directly or indirectly affected by mining. Background This scheme is a follow ..

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