सिलिकोसिस को लेकर स्थानीय स्वास्थ्य विभाग कर रहा गुमराह

रायगढ़ । नईदुनिया प्रतिनिधि स्वास्थ्य विभाग द्वारा मानवाधिकार आयोग को बताया गया है कि जिले में किसी भी तरह के कोई सिलिकोसिस मरीज नहीं हैं और न ही सिलिकोसिस की वजह से किसी मरीज की मौत हुई है। जबकि राज्य शासन द्वारा जिले के 4 मरीजों को सिलिकोसिस बीमारी प्रमाणित होने के…

Much-needed respite for granite industry

Ongole: The decision of government of Andhra Pradesh to reduce the rate of collection of district mineral fund from 30 percent to 12.5 percent is going to help the galaxy granite industry which is facing a hard time in the state for the past few months. It is a…

TV Show on Inter- State Water Disputes in India

A TV Show on the Inter State Wwater Disputes in India was broadcast on Lok Sabha TV on 17 Feb 2017. Dr R Sreedhar, Managing Trustee, Environics Trust participated in the program and highlighted the impact of mis-ue of water in the county and the importance of…

Vedanta moves Delhi HC against retrospective contributions to DMF

Vedanta Limited moved the Delhi High Court on Tuesday, against an August 31, 2016 notification made by the Ministry of Coal, amending the Mines and Mineral (Contribution to District Mineral Foundation) Rules 2015 with retrospective effect from January 12, 2015….

Govt committed to social, eco equality for deprived: President

The government is committed to social and economic equality for the “deprived and disempowered” sections as enshrined in the Constitution, President Pranab Mukherjee said while asserting that all its schemes are for the poor, deprived and underprivileged. In his…

13 Mining applications await Environment, Forest clearances in C’GARH

Chhattisgarh had atleast 32 mining applications pending which awaited environment and forest clearances besides those from Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) as on October 6, 2016, official sources informed. Notably, Chhattisgarh is among seven states where mineral blocks…

Govt receives about Rs 5,000 cr through DMF

Nearly Rs 5,000 crore has been collected so far through District Mineral Foundation (DMF), which will be utilised by the states for the development of places and people affected by mining-related operations. The Mines Ministry is monitoring the implementation of the…

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 district….

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…




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