Ministry of Mines

Andhra Pradesh Mines department gets national award, Rs 2.4 crore incentive

In the past two years, AP has followed the best practices in exploration, auction and operationalisation of 10 types of major minerals.

published on : 13th July 2022

TN govt allots 1144 hectares to Indian Rare Earths Limited for beach sand mining

The Department of Atomic Energy on behalf of the IREL submitted its application for mining in these eight villages on August 13, 2015, but the application was put on hold for the past six years.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Centre gives nod for IREL to mine beach sand for heavy minerals in Kanniyakumari after 21 years

According to a gazette notification dated June 11, 2021, the MoM had reserved 1,144.06 hectares for mining beach sand minerals through IREL.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Onus on preventing illegal beach sand mining lies with TN: Centre tells HC

The matters relating to the regulation and control of illegal mining lies in the domain of state governments, said D Gauranga Charan Sethi.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Odisha govt notifies MCR Rules, allows 50 per cent sale of mineral from captive mines

The other objectives include more investment in the mining sector, employment generation, increasing the pace of exploration and auction of mineral resources. 

published on : 10th November 2021