Vig To Probe J’suguda Illegal Deposit Of DMF Fund

Vigilance will probe into allegations of favouring a private bank by the then Project Director of DRDA cum Chief Executive Officer of DMFT, Jharsuguda violating norms in regard to deposit of huge sum of fund of District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) in the...

Apex court transfers FIMI plea on DMF to itself

In a matter related to the levy of additional royalty under the amended Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed proceedings before various high courts on the issue. It also transferred to itself a petition filed...

States can join Ujjwala Yojana but with riders: Oil Ministry

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is open to let the State government schemes become part of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. But, with a caveat that the State schemes will be subsumed under the Ujjwala brand.Already, Chhattisgarh has decided to be part of...

Other states to adopt Raj model on silicosis

Jaipur: The Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission’s (RSHRC) pioneering efforts to provide solace to silicosis victims in state have garnered appreciation at the national level. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has accepted it as a model programme in...

Himachal to have mineral foundation trusts in all districts

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to constitute District Mineral Foundation Trusts in all the districts to assist and provide relief to those affected by mining.“These trusts would not only provide relief to the people but also ensure development and...

Fund in place, site yet to be located

BHUBANESWAR: Even without site selection for the proposed medical college, the governing council of the Keonjhar District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Trust has sanctioned `50 crore for the college.The governing council is reported to have decided to provide financial...