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Index of Industrial Production (IIP): Industry growth slips to 7-month low of 3.2% in May 2018

According to the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has slipped to seven-month low of 3.2% in May 2018. It was mainly due to sluggish performance of manufacturing and power sectors coupled with poor offtake of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). ..

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New Delhi hosts 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum 2018

The 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum was inaugurated in New Delhi on June 21, 2018. The forum seeks to come up with solutions to leverage in the sector with the changing global scenario. The deliberations took cognizance on the need to consolidate small players for strengthening of overall health of the industry. ..

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National Mineral Development Corporation wins 2018 S&P Global PLATTS Global Metals Award in CSR category in London

The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC Ltd) has bagged the S&P Global Platts Global Metals Award 2018 in the corporate social responsibility category at London Grosvenor Square Marriott Hotel in the UK. This is the first time since inception of the awards that an Indian company has bagged an award in this category. NMDC is ..

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India, Morocco sign MoU to promote mineral exploration

India and Morocco have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Mining and Geology for a period of 5 years to promote mineral exploration. It was signed in New Delhi after the bilateral discussions between Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and his Moroccan counterpart Aziz Rabbah. Key Facts Under this MoU, focus will ..

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National Mineral Exploration Policy

In July 2016, the Union Government had unveiled National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP), 2016 for adaptation of comprehensive exploration of non-fuel and non-coal mineral resources. Aims to bring together best of knowledge and experience, modern technology, trained manpower and financial resources on a collaborative platform. Uncover full mineral potential of the country in order to put the ..

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Government launches Sand Mining Framework to check illegal extraction

The Union Ministry of Mines has launched Sand Mining Framework to help states deal with the sand mining issues, including demand supply deficit and illegal extraction. It was launched at the third National Conclave on Mines & Minerals held in New Delhi. Key Facts The main objective of framework is to assist states in arriving ..

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