District Mineral Foundation (DMF) as an institution for the welfare of people, under MMDR (Amendment) Act 2015 came into being which under which the miners have to contribute 10% of proportionate royalty in addition to the royalty on minerals for leases issued after 12.1.2015 and those which were issued before 12.1.2015 should be depositing 30% equivalent of royalty to this fund. Read more