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India’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017

India’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017


India’s Mining Fiscal Regime 2017, GlobalData’s latest release, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into India’s mining industry. The report sets out in detail the contractual framework under which firms must operate in the industry and clearly outlines the governing bodies, governing laws, rights and obligations and tax-related information on different commodities including coal, iron ore, copper, zinc, lead, bauxite, gold, silver, nickel, chromium and manganese.


  • Detail on legal framework and governing bodies administering the industry
  • Overview of governing laws, regulations, rights and obligations and key fiscal terms governing mining industry in India
  • Detail on royalty and applicable tax rates including
  • Information on application of fiscal and regulatory terms to specific licenses
Reasons to buy
  • Gain an overview of India’s mining fiscal regime
  • Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to India’s mining industry.
  • Understand the regulatory and taxation framework in the country’s mining industry

1 Table of Contents
1.1. List of Tables
2. India’s Mining Fiscal Regime
2.1. Key Highlights
3. India’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Governing Bodies
3.1. Ministry of Mines
3.1.1. Attached offices - Geological Survey of India (GSI)
3.1.2. Subordinate offices - Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM)
3.1.3. Public sector undertakings
3.1.4. Autonomous body
3.2. Ministry of Coal
3.2.1. Subordinate offices
3.2.2. Autonomous body
3.2.3. Commissioner of payments
3.3. Ministry of Steel
3.3.1. Public sector undertakings
3.4. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC)
3.4.1. Subordinate offices
3.4.2. Public sector undertakings
3.4.3. Autonomous body
3.5. Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
3.5.1. Public sector undertakings
3.5.2. Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research
4. India’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Rules and Regulations
4.1. Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act (MMDR), 1957
4.2. Mineral Conservation and Development Rule, 2017
4.3. Other Mining Laws
4.4. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015
4.5. Coal Blocks Allocation Rules, 2017
5. India’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Mining Concessions, Rights and Obligations
5.1. Reconnaissance Permit (RP)
5.2. Prospecting License (PL)
5.3. Mining Lease (ML)
5.4. Rights
5.5. Obligations
6. India’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Royalty Rates
6.1. Royalty Rate
6.1.1. Coal - West Bengal
6.1.2. Coal (excluding the state of West Bengal)
6.1.3. Gold and silver
6.2. Mining Concession Fees
6.3. Dead Rent Rates
7. Appendix
7.1. Abbreviations
7.2. Methodology
7.3. Coverage
7.4. Secondary Research
7.5. Contact Us
7.6. Disclaimer
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: India’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Royalty Rates by commodity, 2017
Table 2: India’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Coal and Lignite Royalty Rates, West Bengal (₹/Tonne), 2017
Table 3: India’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Annual Dead Rent Rates Per Hectare (INR/Ha), 2017

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