Here is the timeline of Indian Mining Laws i.e. various Act, Rules and Regulations relating with Indian Mining Industry with it’s Notification date, starting from Mines Act 1952.
The change of
existing forest, agriculture or grazing land-use to mining
(or ancillary activities) would undoubtedly impact the
lives and livelihoods of people who have been living in
these areas for generations and have been dependent on
forests (Greenpeace, 2011 and Greenpeace, 2012).