Business Standard | Oct 09, 2023
DMF is a non-profit body working for people and areas affected by mining-related activities in such manner as may be prescribed by the state government
The mines ministry on Monday said Rs 82,370.79 crore has been collected under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) till August this year.
DMF is a non-profit body working for people and areas affected by mining-related activities in such manner as may be prescribed by the state government.
“The total amount of funds collected under DMF comes to Rs 82,370.79 crore and the amount utilised stands at Rs 45,150.21 crore (August),” the Ministry of Mines said.
As of August, DMFs have been set up in 644 districts in 23 states/Union Territories, while 17 states/UTs have DMFs in each district, the ministry said.
States and UTs that have DMFs in all district include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Jammu & Kashmir.
The Hindu | Jan 04, 2023
The Chief Minister, addressing a public meeting after inaugurating projects for public use and laying foundation stone for new ones in Ballari, reiterates his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region
Reiterating his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that both the Union and the State governments are generously releasing funds for the development of the region.
He also said that his government has resolved all technical problems and is persuading the Supreme Court to release the entire District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds for taking up development activities in Ballari. Read more
The New Indian Express | Jan 08, 2023
However, CM Bhupesh Baghel alleged the embezzlement of the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds, which was started by the Modi
RAIPUR: Union home minister Amit Shah’s visit to Korba district in Chhattisgarh turned into an informal launch of a poll campaign for the opposition BJP as he began his speech by taking a pledge from the voters to get rid of the Congress government led by Bhupesh Baghel in the elections due later this year.
Lagatar News | Jan 07, 2023
Ranchi, Jan 7: Jharkhand’s Principal Auditor General (PAG) revealed the misappropriation of Rs seven crore in the audit report of the District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) fund created for the development of Chatra’s mining area.
The audit report was submitted to the Chief Secretary on April 22, 2022. In the report, it has been recommended to recover the amount that has been falsified and made wrong by the then Deputy Commissioners of the district.
The Indian Express | Jan 06, 2023
India last won the hockey World Cup in 1975. With Odisha as its main sponsor, the Indian team is hoping to build on its bronze victory at the 2021 Tokyo Games to clinch the world title this year.
If India wins the Hockey World Cup, the Odisha government will reward each player with Rs 1 crore in cash, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Thursday, in a bid to raise the team’s competitive spirit as the international tournament begins in the state on January 13.