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Directorate of Mines and Minerals is a technical wing of the Department of Industry, Commerce and Enterprises of Govt. of West Bengal that operates under the guidance of Hon’ble MIC, Dr. Shashi Panja and overall leadership of Smt. Mamata Banerjee , Hon’ble Chief Minister, West Bengal for locating natural mineral resources and areas of revenue generation. It has been created for promotion of exploration and mining of minerals in this State and has been operating since the early sixties of last century.

 Directorate of Mines and Minerals (DMM), started its journey with a target of methodical exploration work related to earth science, promotion of scientific exploitation of mineral commodities within the framework of MMDR Act and the existing relevant rules. Application of modern technical knowledge and expertise in the societal issues is an added flavour in the achievement. After walking along this road for more than half a century, DMM is now recognized as a competent State Agency in national level. It is involved in geoscientific missions with inputs of mineral exploration up to G1 level of UNFC, landslide studies, remote sensing, processing of RP/PL/ML, assessment of royalty, monitoring of mine plan, mining activity and prevention of illegal mining.

Office Address: 
Directorate of Mines and Minerals,
4, Abanindranath Tagore Sarani, 2nd Floor,
Kolkata – 700 016.

033 29730609

033 29730609