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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF MINES
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2316
ANSWERED ON:  21.12.2022
DMF
Chandrani Murmu
Will the Minister of



MINES be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government has taken any measures to increase the expenditure from the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Trust Fund in Odisha and if so, the details thereof;
(b) the guidelines stipulated for incurring expenditure from DMF fund; and
(c) the details of the total expenditure from the fund in the last three years particularly in the districts of Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF MINES, COAL AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS
(SHRI PRALHAD JOSHI)

(a) & (b): Ministry of Mines has circulated guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna (PMKKKY) on 16.09.2015 to be implemented by the District Mineral Foundations (DMF)for taking up development and welfare projects/programs in mining-affected areas. As per PMKKKY guidelines, at least 60% of the funds are to be spent on High Priority areas and up to 40% of the fund are to be spent on other priority areas. The government of Odisha notified the Odisha District MineralFoundation (DMF) Rules on 18.8.2015 and subsequently amended the rules on 15.1.2016, 22.2.2016, and 01.10.2018. Further, the Ministry of Mines vide order dated 24.06.2022 had issued directions to all States/UTs for the preparation of a five-year perspective plan based on the findings and gaps identified through the baseline survey/assessment and regulating the utilization of funds for effective implementation of works under DMF.
Link to the guidelines for expenditure from the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) on the website of the Ministry of Mines:
https://mines.gov.in/writereaddata/UploadFile/PMKKKY%20Guidelines.pdf
(c): Details of the total expenditure from the fund in the last three years, inclusive of the districts ofKeonjhar and Mayurbhanj, are in Annexure I.


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Annexure-I referred to in reply to part (c) Unstarred Question No – 2316

(Till March 2020) (Till March 2021) (Till March 2022)
Sr. No. Name of District Amount Collected
(in Cr.) Total Amount Spent
(In Cr.) Amount Collected
(in Cr.) Total Amount Spent
(In Cr.) Amount Collected
(in Cr.) Total Amount Spent
(In Cr.)
1 Keonjhar 4408.43 1301.28 5500.22 2201.73 7828.18 3034.77
2 Mayurbhanj 66.57 4.71 83.48 49.59 106.66 74.55
Odisha 9984.77 3455.12 12513.36 6094.46 17907.32 9063.37
India 37861.21 14302.72 47119.92 22582.18 61867.92 31212.49



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