Dist Mineral Foundation
What is DMF
District Mineral Foundations (DMF) is a trust, setup as non-profit body in all districts of Chhattisgarh, to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining related operations. It is funded through the contribution from miners. They derive their legal status from section 9B of mines and minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 2015. This amendment came into force from 12 January 2015.
In all 27 reveue districts, District Mineral Foundation Trust is established by the State Governments by notification as a trust or non-profit as perpetual body in the mining operation affected districts.
The objective of District Mineral Foundation is to work for the interest of the benefit of the persons and areas affected mining related operations in such manner as may be prescribed by the State Government.