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G.O.(Ms)No.41, Industries (MMC.1)Department-dt.10.04.2018

Industries - Mines and Quarries - Minor Minerals - Amendment to the Tamil Nadu Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1959 - "Rule 38-D" - Import of sand for construction purpose - Notification - Issued.

G.O.(Ms)No.183, Industries (MME.1)Department-dt.28.12.2017

Industries - Mines and Quarries - Minor Minerals - Amendment to the Tamil Nadu Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1959 - Notification - Issued.

G.O.(Ms)No.50, Industries (MMC.1)Department-dt.27.4.2017

Industries - Mines and Quarries - Minor Minerals - Amendment to Rule 12(2) and 12(2-A)(a) to the Tamil Nadu Minor Minerals Concession Rules, 1959 - Notification - Issued.

G.O.(D) No.27, Industries (MMC.2) Department dt.24.02.2017

Industries - Mines and Minerals - Tamil Nadu Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1959 - Rule 7 amended to collect the cost of the minerals used for bonafide public purposes apart from Seigniorage fee and Committee constituted for recommending the cost of minerals every year to Government - Cost of the minerals fixed for the year 2016-2017 - Orders - Issued.

Letter No.14658, Industries (MMD.1)Department dt.02.06.2016

Establishment of National Mineral Exploration Trust - Payment of Royalty towards National Mineral Exploration Trust Fund - Setting up of separate Head of Account - Communicated - Regarding

G.O.Ms.No.70 Industries (MMC.1)Department dt.22.04.2016

Declaration of 31 minerals as minor minerals by the Government of India - Amendments to TNMMCR, 1959 -Rule 43 inserted - orders issued.

G.O.(D)No.186 Industries (MMA.1) Department dt.08.10.2015

G.O.(D)No.186 Industries (MMA.1)Department dt.08.10.2015 (Tamil)

Industries - Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Exploration project of Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited - Expert Technical Committee constituted to look into the environmental stand point and the rist of sea water intrusion, livelihood and food security issues of the project - Recommendations of the Committee - Accepted - Orders - issued.

G.O.Ms.No.234 Industries Department dt.25.09.2015
G.O.Ms.No.243 Industries Department dt.07.10.2015

Sate Level Appellate Forum Constitution- Monitor all mining operations in the Sate - Modality of Implementation - Orders - issued.

G.O.Ms.No.233 Industries Department dt.23.09.2015

TNMMCR, 1959 - Amendment to Rule 12 - Notification - issued.

G.O.Ms.No.27 Industries Department dt.17.02.2015

Complaints relating to illegal mining - Disposal of complaints-Appellate Forum-Constituted - Orders- issued.

G.O.Ms.No.79 Industries Department dt.11.03.2011

Constitution of State Level Monitoring Committee as per the Direction of the Hon’ble High Court dated 02.12.2010- Notification issued.

G.O.Ms.No.32  Industries Department dt.11.02.2011

Amendments to TNMMCR, 1959 – Inserting Rule 38-C “Storage and transportation of Sand”-Notification issued.

G.O.Ms.No.19 Industries Department dt.25.01.2011

Tamilnadu Prevention of illegal mining,Transportation and Storage of Minerals and Mineral Dealers’ Rules 2011-Notification under Section 23C of MM(D&R) Act,1957  issued

G.O.Ms.No.6.(MMB.1)  Industries Department dt.11.01.2011

Amendments to Appendix-II of TNMMCR,1959-Revised rate of Seigneiorage Fee- Orders issued

G.O.Ms.No.135 Industries Department dt.13.11.2009

Industries – Mines and Minerals - Reconstitution of District Level Task Forces and constitution of Taluk Level Forces for prevention of illegal mining / transportation of minerals based on the orders of the Hon’ble High Court, Madras dated 05.11.2009 in WP.No.9860/2008 filed by Thiru Elephant G. Rajendran – Orders – issued 

CGM Proceedings in Rc.No.3197/Co2/2006 Dated 12.11.2010

State Level Task Force meeting on prevention of illegal mining held on 27.10.2010- Instruction of Secretary to Government, Industries Department – implementation of the system of affixing holograms on transport permits decided – orders issued

G.O.Ms.No.33 Industries Department dt.15.03.2006

Industries – Mining – Monitoring of Mining activities in the State and prevention of illegal mining – State Level Task Force – Constituted – Orders – issued.

G.O.Ms.No.63 Industries (MMA-1) Department dt. 11.5.2005

Mines and Minerals – Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 – Officers authorised by the State Government to exercise the power conferred under section 24 of the Act – Notification – issued.

Govt of India Notification in GSR 329(E) dt. 10.04.2003


G.O. Ms. No. 87 Industries  department dated 22.02.2001

Mines and Minerals - Delegation of powers under GCDR,1999 – Notifications – issued. 

G.O. Ms. No. 133 Industries/ department dated 04.05.1998

Power delegated to CGM for grant of ML in Patta Lands

G.O. Ms. No. 4 Industries / MMC 1 / department dated 02.01.1998


G.O.  Ms. NO. 167/ Industries (MMC.1) department dated 16.06.1994

Mines and Minerals - Delegation of powers under Section 21(4),22, 26(2) of MM(D&R) Act,1957  – Notifications – issued. 

G.O. Ms. No. 560 Ind. (MMC.1) Department. dt. 28.6.90


Govt of India Notification in GSR 1023(E) dt. 26.10.88


G.O. Ms. No. 626 / Industries (K) Department dated 11.06.1986

Mines and Minerals – Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 – Amendments to Rules 3 and 21 of the Tamil Nadu Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1959 – Notification issued 

G.O. Ms. No. 1664 / Industries Department dated 08.12.1981.

Mines and Minerals – Delegation. of Powers under section 21(4) of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.

G.O. Ms. No. 853 / Industries dated 04.07.1977.


G.O. Ms. No. 85 / Industries department dated 21.01.1974.

Mines and Minerals – MM(D&R),Act 1957 and MCR, 1960 – implementation of various provisions of the Acts and Rules- inspection of mines and checking of Accounts etc., by the officers of the State Govt-Delegation of powers under MCR,1960-Orders issued.

G.O. Ms. No. 2249 / Industries Department, dated 23.09.1971.

Mines and Minerals – MCR, 1960 – Grant of mining lease and Prospecting Licence  - Production of Mining due clearance certificate by the applicants-Issue of certificates under Rules 9 and 22 of MCR,1960 – Delegation of Powers to the District Collector - Notified.

G.O. Ms. No.522 / Industries department dated 16.07.1969.

Mines and Minerals - Authorisation to the Officers of Indian Bureau of Mines under Section 22 of MM(D&R) Act,1957, To  prefer complaints for offences under the Acts and Rules.

G.O. Ms. No. 3026 / Industries Labour and Housing dated 19.07.1966.

Mines and Minerals-Administration of MM(D&R) Act,1957 and MCR,1960-Delegation of Certain powers to Subordinate officers –Notification isuued.

G.O. Ms. No.2072 / Industries Labour and Co-operative dated 17.04.1965.


G.O. Ms. No. 5807/ Ind. Labour and Co-operative dated 27.11.1962.

Mines and Minerals –Authority to prefer complaints under the Act-Delegation of powers under section 22-Notification of GOI republished

G.O. Ms. No. 1557 / Industries / Labour and Co-operation dt.15.3.1961.


Mines and Minerals –Acts and Rules -MCR, 1960—Administration of Collectors – Appointing as receiving officers.