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The Centre has inserted a replacement clause into the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) change Bill, 2021, to require management of the district mineral funds from the state governments. 


·       DMFs were instituted underneath the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDRA) change Act 2015.

·       They square measure non-profit trusts to figure for the interest and good thing about persons and areas stricken by mining-related operations.


·       To work for the interest of the good thing about the persons and areas affected mining connected operations in such manner as is also prescribed by the authorities.

·       Its manner of operation comes underneath the jurisdiction of the relevant authorities.

·       The fund is collected at the district level(District Mineral Fund) .

·       There square measure sure high-priority areas known all told states’ DMF rules, wherever a minimum of sixty per cent of the fund should be used. These embody very important and pressing issues, together with attention.

·       The varied state DMF rules and therefore the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Khestra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) pointers stipulate some “high priority” problems for DMFs

·       They are, water, health, ladies and kid welfare,.education, living and talent development, welfare of aged and disabled, sanitation.

·       Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY): The programme is supposed to produce for the welfare of areas and folks stricken by mining connected operations, mistreatment the funds generated by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs).

Objectives of the scheme:

·       To implement varied biological process and welfare projects/programs in mining affected areas that complement the present in progress schemes/projects of State and Central Government.

·       To minimize/mitigate the adverse impacts, throughout and once mining, on the setting, health and socio-economics of individuals in mining districts.

To guarantee long property livelihoods for the affected folks in mining areas.