National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)

National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)

(A not for profit body established by an Act of Parliament to promote mineral exploration)


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Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Minister of Mines

Minister of Mines

Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

Minister of State(Mines)

Minister of State(Mines)

About NMET

The National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) was established by the Government of India vide Gazette Notification G.S.R.633(E) of 14th August 2015, in pursuance of subsection(1) of Section 9C of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, with the objective to expedite mineral exploration in the country.

The Rules governing NMET were made vide Gazette Notification G.S.R.632 (E) dated 14th August 2015.


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