RSTV: LAWS IN THE MAKING – THE MINERAL LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

 Introduction: Coal licenses in India are issued to some mining companies today for a specific end use such as steel production and power generation. The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, which was promulgated in January, removes this end-use restriction for coal mines. The Ordinance further clarifies that companies do not require any coal mining experience …