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Directorate Of Mines And Geology

Directorate of Mines & Geology was a part of Composite Directorate of Industries and Mines. Prior to Goa’s liberation, it was a part of Directorate of Economic Services. However, after Goa Liberation, it formed a part of the Directorate of Industries and Mines for quite some time. It was only with effect from 19th Feb 2004, the Directorate of Mines was separated from Directorate of Industries and Mines and became full fledged Directorate of Mines and Geology.

The Directorate of Mines and Geology looks after the work of mineral administration. It regulates the grant of mineral concessions through the enforcement of the following legislation:

  • The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act 1957
  • The Mineral Concession Rules 1960
  • The Goa Minor Mineral Concession Rules 1985
  • The Goa Daman and Diu Mining Concessions (Abolition and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act 1987
  • The Goa (Prevention of Illegal Mining, Transportation and Storage) Rules 2004.

Besides it is also responsible for implementation of the following legislations even though these legislations are enforced by other agencies:

  • The Mineral Conservation and Development Rules 1988
  • The Mines Act 1952 and the rules made there under.

The Act 57 and MCR 60 regulate the grant/renewal of reconnaissance permits, prospecting licences and mining leases.

Directorate of Mines and Geology was a part of Composite Directorate of Industries and Mines. Prior to Goa’s liberation, it was a part of Directorate of Economic Services. However, after Goa Liberation, it formed a part of the Directorate of Industries and Mines for quite some time. It was only with effect from 19th Feb 2004; the Directorate of Mines was separated from Directorate of Industries and Mines and became full fledged Directorate of Mines and Geology.

Functions of the Directorate of Mines and Geology

Major Mineral

  • Grant / renewal of mineral concessions
  • Enforcement of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation ) Act, 1957, Mineral Concession Rules 1960.
  • Revenue collection
  • Enforcement of Goa ( Prevention of Illegal Mining, Transportation and Storage ) Rules 2004
  • Central and State Geological Programming Board
  • Mineral Advisory Council
  • Mineral Statistics
  • All allied matters connected with mining activity with its attendant problems

Minor Mineral

  • Grant / renewal of quarrying leases / permits
  • Enforcement of Goa Daman and Diu Minor Mineral Concession Rules 1985
  • Revenue collection
  • Mineral Statistics
  • All allied matters connected with quarrying

Administration

  • Establishment & Service Matters
  • House Keeping
  • Public Grievances
  • Planning
  • Accounts
  • Plan and Non Plan Schemes
  • Public Relations
  • Right to Information
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Shri Vivek HP, IAS
Director
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Directorate of Mines & Geology,
Institute Menezes Braganza,
Ground Floor, Panaji – Goa.

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+91 832 2426431
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+91 832 2425291
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NAME/DESIGNATION
Shri Manuel Barreto
Dy. Director

 

ADDRESS
Institute of Menezes Braganza, Ground floor, Panaji-Goa
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Name/Designation
Shri Sankalp Shet Dessai
(Assistant Geologist)- Major Mineral


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Name/Designation
Smt. Nelita Olga Fernandes e D’Silva
(Assistant Geologist)- Major Mineral


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Name/Designation
Shri Sudhir Mandrekar
(Assistant Geologist) – Minor Mineral


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Name/Designation
Shri Mahesh Mayenkar
(Assistant Geologist) – Minor Mineral


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Name/Designation
Kum. Mary Ann Carvalho
(Assistant Geologist) – Major Mineral.


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Name/Designation
Shri Saklu Velip
(Head Clerk)- Establishment Section.


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Name/Designation
Smt. Gauri Lolienkar
(Head Clerk)- Establishment Section.


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Name/Designation
Shri Vasant Karelkar
(Assistant Geologist) – Minor Mineral


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Name/Designation
Shri Snehal Sangelkar
(Head Surveyour) – Survey Section


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Institute of Menezes Braganza, Ground floor, Panaji-Goa
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Name/Designation
Smt. Navita Mahatme
(Assistant Account Officer )- Accounts Section


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Name/Designation
Shri Shekhar Vernekar
(Accountant)


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Name/Designation
Shri Jaiwant Kamat
(Surveying Officer)-Survey Section


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Name/Designation
Shri Augusto L. Sequeira
(Statistical Officer)- Statistics Section.


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Institute of Menezes Braganza, Ground floor, Panaji-Goa
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Name/Designation
Smt. Melita V. B. Fernandes
(Research Assistant) – Statistics Section


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Name/Designation
Shri Jayant G. Sirsat
Senior Technical Assistant
State Assistant Public Information Officer


address
2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
Panaji, Goa- 403 001
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+91 832 247526491
Name/Designation
Shri Parag M. Nagarcenkar
Assistant Director of Mines and Geology
State Public Information Officer


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2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
Panaji, Goa- 403 001
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+91 832 2426431
+91 9823675031
Name/Designation
Shri Vivek HP, IAS
Director
First Appellate Authority


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2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
Panaji, Goa- 403 001
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+91 832 2425291
+91 832 2293094

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