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Rates of Royalty

 

MINES & MINERALS
( DEVELOPMENT & REGULATION ACT),
1957

THE  SECOND SCHEDULE

(See section 9)

RATES OF ROYALTY IN RESPECT OF MINERALS AT ITEM 1 TO 10  AND 12 TO 38 AND 40 TO 51 APPLICABLE IN ALL STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES EXCEPT THE STATE OF WEST BENGAL

1.   Agate

Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis.

2.(i)Apatite :

        

 (ii)Rock Phosphate :

         (a)  Above 25 per cent P2O5

 

         (b)  Up to 25 per cent P2O5

Five per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis.

 

Eleven per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

Five per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

3.   Asbestos :

         (a)  chrysotile

        (b)  amphibole

 

4.      Barytes

 

 

5.      Bauxite, Laterite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.   Brown Ilmenite (leucoxene), Ilmenite, Rutile and Zircon

 

7.   Cadmium

 

8.      Calcite

 

9.     China clay/Kaolin (including ball  

clay, white shale and white clay)

     (a) Crude

     (b) Processed (including washed)

 

10.               Chromite

 

 

11. Coal *

A. Coal produced in all States and Union Territories except the State of West Bengal.

(i) Group I Coals

(a) Coking Coal

Steel Grade – I

Steel Grade – II

Washery Grade – I

(b) Hand picked  coal prodeuced in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland

(ii) Group II Coals

(a) Coking Coal Washery Grade – I

Coking Coal Washery Grade – II

(b) Semi - coking Coal Grade – I

Semi - coking Coal Grade – II

(c) Non- coking Coal Grade – A

Non - coking Coal Grade – B

(d) Updgraded run of mine coal prodeuced  in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland

(iii) Group III Coals

(a) Coking Coal Washery Grade – IV

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – C

(iv) Group IV Coals

(a) Non- Coking Coal Grade – D

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – E

(v) Group V Coals

(a) Non- Coking Coal Grade – F

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – G

Lignite

(vi) Group VI Coals

Coal produced in  the state of Andhra Pradhesh.

B. Coal produced in the State of West Bengal.

(i) Group I Coals

(a) Coking Coal

Steel Grade – I

Steel Grade – II

Washery Grade – I

(ii) Group II Coals

(a) Coking Coal Washery Grade – I

Coking Coal Washery Grade – II

(b) Semi - coking Coal Grade – I

Semi - coking Coal Grade – II

(c) Non- coking Coal Grade – A

Non - coking Coal Grade – B

(iii) Group III Coals

(a) Coking Coal Washery Grade – IV

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – C

(iv) Group IV Coals

(a) Non- Coking Coal Grade – D

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – E

(v) Group V Coals

(a) Non- Coking Coal Grade – F

(b) Non- Coking Coal Grade – G

 

 

12. Copper

 

 

 

 

13. Corundum 

 

 

14. Diamond

 

 

15. Dolomite 

 

16. Felspar,

 

 

17. Fireclay (including plastic, pipe,

         lithomargic and  natural

         pozzolanic clay)  

 

18. Fluorspar

      (also called fluorite)

      

19.  Garnet :

(a)    Abrasive

 

(b)    Gem

 

 

20.Gold  :                                                      

(a)    Primary

 

 

 

 

(b)   By-product gold

 

 

 


21. Graphite :

(a)    with 80 per cent or more fixed  carbon

(b)   with 40 per cent or more  but less than  80 per cent fixed carbon

(c)    with less than 40 per cent fixed carbon

 

22. Gypsum 

 

 

23. Iron  Ore :

         (i)  lumps :

(a)    with 65 per cent Fe content  

      or more.

(b)   with 62 per cent Fe content or more but less than 65 per

      cent  Fe.

(c)    with 62 per cent Fe content

 

 

    (ii) Fines:

(a)    with 65 per cent Fe content or more.

(b)   with 62 per cent Fe content  or  more but less than 65 per cent Fe.

(c)    with less than 62 per cent Fe

content.

 

(iii) Concentrates prepared by

      beneficiation and/or concentration

     of low grade ore containing 40 per

     cent Fe or less.

 

24. Kyanite

 

 

25. Lead  

 

 

 

26. Limestone :

(a)    L.D. grade(less  than one and half per cent silica content)

(b)   Others

 

27. Lime kankar

 

28. Limeshell

 

29. Magnesite

 

 

30. Manganese Ore :

(a)    Ore of all grades

  

(b)   Concentrates

 

 

31.Crude Mica, Waste and Scrap Mica

 

 

32. Monazite

 

 

33. Nickel  

 

 

 

 

34. Ochre

 

35. Pyrites 

 

 

36. Pyrophyllite 

 

 

37. Quartz, Silica sand, Moulding

       sand and  Quartzite 

 

38. Ruby

 

 

39. Sand for Stowing 

40. Selenite 

 

41. Sillimanite 

 

42. Silver 

        (a) By-product

 

 

(b)    Primary silver

 

 

 

43. Slate 

 

44. Talc/ Steatite /Soapstone

 

 

45. Tin

 

 

 

46. Tungsten

 

 

47. Uranium 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48. Vermiculite 

 

49. Wollastonite

 

50. Zinc   

 

 

 

51.All other minerals not herein before

     specified. [clay(others), chalk,

diaspore,dunite, felsite, fuschite,

quartzite, jasper, perlite, rock salt, shale,

pyroxenite etc.]

 

Eight hundred Rupees per tonne.

Forty - five rupees per tonne.

 

Five and half per cent of sale price

On ad valorem basis.

 

(a) Zero point four zero per cent of London

Metal Exchange Aluminium Metal price chargeable on the contained aluminium metal in ore produced for those dispatched for use in

Alumina and aluminium metal extraction. 

(b) Twenty per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis for those dispatched for use in

other than Alumina and aluminium metal extraction and for export

 

 

 

Two per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

Fifteen per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

 

Twenty three rupees per tonne.

Eighty -five rupees per tonne.  

 

Seven and half per cent of sale price

On ad valorem basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Hundred and fifty rupees only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One  Hundred and sixty five rupees only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

One  Hundred and fifteen rupees only per tonne.

 

Eighty five rupees only per tonne.

 

 

Sixty five rupees only per tonne.

 

 

Fifty rupees only per tonne.

Ninety rupees only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

Seven rupees only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

Six rupees and fifty paise only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five rupees and fifty paise only per tonne.

 

 

Four rupees and thirty paise only per tonne.

 

 

Two rupees and fifty paise only per tonne.

 

 

 

 

Three point two per cent of London

Metal Exchange copper metal price

Chargeable on the contained copper

metal in ore produced.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Forty five rupees per tonne.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Twelve per cent of sale price on

 ad valorem basis.

 

 

Five per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis

 

 

Three per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

 

One and half per cent of London Bullion Market Association price (commonly referred to as “ London Price” ) chargeable on the contained gold metal in ore produced.

 

Two and half per cent of London Bullion Market Association price (commonly referred to as “ London Price” ) chargeable on by-product gold metal actually produced.

 

 

 

Two hundred and twenty five rupees

per tonne.

One hundred and thirty rupees per tonne.

 

 Fifty rupees per tonne.


Twenty per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

 

 

Twenty-seven rupees per tonne.

 

Sixteen rupees per tonne.

 

 

Eleven upees per tonne

 

 

Nineteen rupees per tonne.

 

 

 Eleven rupees per tonne.

 

Eight rupees per tonne.

 

 

Four rupees per tonne.

 

 

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Five per cent of London Metal Exchange lead metal price chargeable on the  contained lead metal in ore produced.

 

 

Fifty rupees per tonne.

 

Forty five rupees per tonne.

 

Forty five rupees per tonne.

 

Forty five rupees per tonne.

 

Three per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

 

Three per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

One per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Four per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

One hundred and twenty-five rupees

per tonne.

 

Zero point one two per cent of London Metal Exchange nickel metal price chargeable on the  contained nickel metal in ore produced.

 

 

Fifteen rupees per tonne.

 

Two per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Fifteen per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Twenty rupees per tonne

 

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

**

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

Two and half per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Five per cent of London Metal Exchange  price chargeable on by-product silver metal actually produced.

Five per cent of London Metal Exchange  silver metal price chargeable on the  contained silver metal in ore produced.

 

Forty five rupees per tonne.

 

Fifteen per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Five per cent of London Metal Exchange  tin metal price chargeable on the  contained tin metal in ore produced.

 

Twenty rupees per unit per cent of content WO3 per tonne of ore and on pro rata basis.

 

Five rupees for dry ore with U3O8 content of zero point zero five per cent with pro rata increase/decrease at the rate of one rupee and fifty paise per metric tonne of ore for zero point zero one per cent increase/decrease .

 

 

Three per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

Six point six per cent of London Metal Exchange zinc metal price chargeable on

Contained zinc metal in ore produced.

 

Ten per cent of sale price on

ad valorem basis.

 

 * Explanation :

 

1. For the purpose of this item , the specification of the coal shall be as prescribed under clause

       3 of the Colliery Control Order, 2000.

2. Rates of Royalty in respect of item 11 relating to Coal including Lignite as revised vide notification number G.S.R. 572(E), dated the 16th August, 2002 of Government of India, in the Department of Coal, will remain in force until revised through a separate notification by the Ministry of Coal.

 

** Rates of in respect of item 39 relating to Sand for Stowing as revised vide notification number G.S.R. 214(E) dated the 11th April, 1997 will remain in force until revised through a separate notification by the Department of Coal.

 

Note: The rates of royalty for the State of  West Bengal  in respect of the minerals except the mineral specified against item number 11 shall remain the same as specified in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Steel and Mines (Department of Mines) number  G.S.R. 458(E), dated the 5th May, 1987.

 

 

 

1THE THIRD SCHEDULE

(See section 9 A)

 

(APPLICABLE FOR ALL STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES

EXCEPT THE STATE OF WEST BENGAL)

 1.      Rate of dead rent applicable to the leases granted for low value minerals are as under :

 

Rates of Dead Rent in Rupees per Hectare per Annum 

First two years of lease

3rd year onwards

100/-

400/-

 

           

2)         Two times the rate specified under (1) above in case of leases granted for medium value mineral(s).

3)         Three times the rate specified under (1) above in case of leases granted for high value mineral(s).

4)         Four times the rate specified under (1) above in case of leases granted for precious metals and stones.

Note:   1.         For the purpose of this notification, -

(a)        “precious metals and stones” “high value minerals” means gold, silver, diamond, ruby, sapphire,and emerald , alexandrite and opal;

(b)  “high value minerals” means semi-precious stones( agatem gem, garnet), corundum, copper, lead, zinc, asbestos (chrysotile variety) and mica.;

(c)        “medium value minerals” means chromite, manganese ore, kyanite, sillimanite,

vermiculite, magnesite, wollastonite, perlite, diaspore, apatite , rock phosphate, fluorite (fluorspar)and barytes.

(d)   “low value minerals” means minerals other than precious metals and stones, high value minerals and medium value minerals.

2          The rates of dead rent for the State of West Bengal shall remain the same as specified in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Steel & Mines (Department of Mines) No. G.S.R. 458(E) dated the 5th May, 1987.

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