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India’s Faulty Mining And Mineral Policy: The Loopholes

With several mineral deposits, India ranks first in the production of coal, iron ore, chromite, mica, and bauxite. Besides, it has large deposits of building stones such as granite, marble, limestone etc. in addition to huge deposits of cement and steel grade limestone. India has a maximum number of mining leases of major and minor minerals in addition to nearly 20,000 quarry licenses in Rajasthan. India has thousands of illegal unorganized mines, which can be as small as the twentieth...

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