The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill, 2011: Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (2012-2013)

The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill, 2011: Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (2012-2013)

This report on the MMDR bill 2011 presented by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Coal & Steel says that no mining lease shall be granted in respect of any area, which is not compact and contiguous or otherwise not suitable in scientific development.

Standing Committee on Coal and Steel present this Thirty-Sixth Report (Fifteenth Lok Sabha) on "The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill, 2011" relating to the Ministry of Mines. "The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill, 2011" as introduced in Lok Sabha on 12th December, 2011 was referred by the Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha under Rule 331(E) (i) (b) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha on 5th January, 2012 to the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel for examination and report. Considering the wide ramifications of the Bill, the Committee(2011-12) at their sitting held on 30th January, 2012, inter alia, decided to obtain suggestions from the general public, views of the State Governments/UTs, Central Ministries concerned and also to take evidence of various stakeholders, experts, selected State Governments and Central Ministries and the nodal Ministry i.e. Ministry of Mines on various provisions of the Bill.

See Also

Bill: The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill, 2011.

Report: MMDR bill 2011, the basic framework.

Bill: The Companies Bill 2012.

Policy: National mineral policy, 2008.

Document: Supplementary note on MMDR bill, 2011.

Document: Note for Cabinet on MMDR Bill, 2011.

Report: Sustainable development framework for the mining sector in India.