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REPORTS

MINING & DMF

 

MINE NO MORE

A graphic depiction of the state of the mining in India and its environmental and social costs.

SHARING THE WEALTH OF MINERALS

How do we remove the resource-curse from the mining districts of India? This report proposed a benefit-sharing mechanism under which the mining-affected communities get a share from the royalties. It took eight years for this idea to get accepted as District Mineral Foundation (DMF).

LOSING SOLID GROUND

This report was published to impress upon the Parliamentary Standing Committee to revise the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 keeping in view the environmental and social aspects of the mining sector. They took note of the report and instituted the District Mineral Foundation (DMF).

REGULATING SMALL-SCALE MINING OF MINOR MINERALS

This report recommends a comprehensive framework to regulate small-scale mining beyond environmental clearances.

DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION: STATUS REPORT 2017

This report is an evaluation of the progress and performance of District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) in India’s 50 key mining districts across 11 states. The focus of the review is on examining the implementation status of DMF provisions as per the law.

DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION STATUS REPORT 2018 – CHHATTISGARH (HINDI)

This status report evaluated the performance of mining districts of Chhattisgarh on how they are implementing the provisions of the DMF.

DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION STATUS REPORT 2018 – ODISHA (ODIA)

This status report evaluated the performance of mining districts of Odisha on how they are implementing the provisions of the DMF.

DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION STATUS REPORT 2018 – JHARKHAND (HINDI)

This status report evaluated the performance of mining districts of Jharkhand on how they are implementing the provisions of the DMF.

PEOPLE FIRST: DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION STATUS REPORT 2018

This status report evaluated the performance of top 50 districts of India on how they are implementing the provisions of the DMF, especially if the DMF fund is being used effectively to serve the intended beneficiaries.

NAMIBIA: IMPROVING THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF MINING SECTOR

This report was prepared on the request of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Government of Namibia. The report recommended a sustainable mining framework for Namibia.

AN INCLUSIVE AND OUTCOME-ORIENTED FRAMEWORK FOR DMF PLANNING

This policy brief explains how an output-outcome based participatory planning process can strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the District Mineral Foundations (DMFs).

TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK FOR DMF

This policy brief discusses how the transparency and accountability mechanisms of District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) may be strengthened to ensure that DMFs internalizes the principles of good governance.