LAWS & POLICIES.

Forests & Indigenous Communities.

Compensatory Afforestation Management & Protection Act (CAMPA), 2016
The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006
The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
Forest Conservation Act, 1980
The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
Indian Forest Act (1927)
Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA), 1996

Mine and Mineral Laws.

National Mineral Policy, 2008
Mineral Concession Rules, 1960
Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 1988
Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957
The Offshore Areas Mineral Concesion Rules, 2006
National Mineral Exploration Trust Rules, 2015
The Mines and Minerals (Contribution to District Mineral Foundation) Rules, 2015
The Mineral (Auction) Rules, 2015
The Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 2017
The Minerals (Evidence of Mineral Contents) Rules, 2015
Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2016