Covid Hit

March 2021

The mining sector carries a weight of approximately 14.4 per cent on the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and it grew at a compound annual growth rate of 2.1 per cent during the period 2013-2020. […]

Auction Action
Update on recent mining bids

March 2021

The 11th tranche of auctions under the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 (CMSP Act) and the first under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) of coal mines for commercial […]

Policy Impetus
Recent changes and developments

March 2021

Following the government’s recent focus on enhancing mineral production and reducing import dependence, the mining industry has seen significant developments on the policy front. One of the most recent among these has been the proposed […]

Stymied Growth
Mining sector struggling to take off

March 2020

Despite huge potential, the country’s mining sector is highly underdeveloped. The sector needs to deploy global technologies for improving its productivity and achieving sustainable growth. In the past decade, a number of mines have been […]

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