Question raised in Lok Sabha on Reforms in Mining Sector, 09/03/2017

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Reforms in Mining Sector, 09/03/2017. Reforms in the mining sector were brought about by amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 through the MMDR Amendment Ordinance, 2015 which was promulgated on 12th January, 2015. The Ordinance was replaced by the MMDR Amendment Act, 2015, notified on 27th March, 2015 which is deemed to have come into effect from 12th January, 2015. The Act was further amended in 2016 to allow transfer of mining leases granted otherwise than through auction for captive purpose.