Mine Legislation & Safety

Course Name: 

Mine Legislation & Safety (MI451)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Important statuary provisions related to Payment of Wages Act, History and development of mine Legislation in India (In brief) and NCWA, provident Fund Act, Mines Act- 1952, Mines Rules- 1955, Coal Mines Regulations-2017, Metalliferrous Mines Regulations-1961, Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act 1958, Mineral Conservation and Development Rules 2016. Mines Rescue Rules-1985. Vocational Training Rules-1966, Indian Electricity Rules-1956. Accident- causes and preventive measures for various accidents in mines; Accident analysis statistics; Accident cost, Accident enquiry report, safety management and audit.


Rakesh and Prasad, Legislation in Indian Mines – A critical appraisal, Ashalata Pub., Varanasi, 1986. Singh, C.P. Occupational Safety and Health in Industries and Mines, Tata McGill, 2004.


Mining Engineering

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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