Corruption in Mining - Inputs on Issues

Mining is one sector in India which has experienced various forms of corruption and collusion.

With this post we would like to seek your inputs on the various forms of corruption in the mining sector ranging from allotment of mining leases to human rights violation.

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We look forward to your inputs!
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DM of Ashok Nagar Transfered at night @ mining issue i am dame shore that some body politically presuring him not to take action . more  
How can you stop corruption when the giver and receiver are present the society. Even the poor pay bribes to get their jobs done. So only demonetization can stop this sort of bribe giving and bribe taking. The poor pay bribes of over Rs 8,000 million to access public services. more  
Mining are operated by the gang of people (mafia)who run parallel Govt. most of them are politicians.To control them is next to impossible. more  
Coal Block allotment during the last few years have been full of corruption and the then PM has been under scrutiny. In real sense there was guidelines, which were not adhered by. Hence huge amount is minted by the Mines contractors and black money is generated in huge quantity. Proper investigation is required by going through the files. more  
Corruption in mining is rampant. I furnish few of them hereunder: Scams in mines allotment during UPA regime crossed all limits and are in every ones knowledge; 2. Mines areas are practically ruled by the mafias in collusion with high level authorities; 3. Work orders are issued diluting laid down rules against gratifications; 4. Every contractors have to pay percentages to get work orders as well as get their bills paid; 5. Trucks are allowed overloading and the differences in values are pocketed by the mine authorities and the mafias; 6. Loading preference is given to trucks taking bribes; 7. There is no transparency in issuing and opening of tenders; 8. Many work orders are issued without calling for tenders; 9. High value machinery and equipment of sub-standard quality are purchased without calling for tenders/quotations against payment of kick-backs; 10. Corruption prevails in engaging transport vehicles; 11. Sub-standard quality of construction of premises & staff quarters due to corruption prevails in selecting builders and allotting work orders; 12. All purchasing in mines are subject to payment of commission; 13. No bills are considered for payment until commission is paid; 14. Mafias dictate the local management of collieries and several truck loads of coal are pilfered; 15. Mine staff get OT for sleeping at home and so on more  
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