Production Of Iron Ore In India Increased By 27% During 2021-22 (April-January)

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The total production of iron ore in India increased by 27% during 2021-22 (April-January), as compared to the same period of the previous year. The Government has taken various steps to increase production and availability of iron ore, which inter-alia include Mining and Mineral Policy reforms to ensure enhanced production, early auction & operationalization of expired mines, ease of doing business, seamless transfer of all valid rights & approvals, incentivizing for starting of mining operation & dispatch, transfer of mining leases, allowing captive mines to sell upto 50% of the minerals produced, enhancing exploration activities, etc.