About Us

Our mission is to advocate for the treatment of non-renewable natural resources as a finite shared inheritance asset, and extraction as the sale of the inherited wealth.

Our Work

We are engaged in promoting and facilitating citizens’ role in the oversight and monitoring of the extractive processes in India.

Campaigns

We create and support local, national, and global campaigns aimed at protecting and reserving mineral resources for the next generation.

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Browse our resource library for background literature, campaign collaterals, publications, a media kit, and the most recent newsletter and podcast.

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Commit to becoming a responsible mineral inheritor, proactively engaged in preventing undervaluation, overexploitation, and misgovernance of the country's precious minerals.

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“We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors; we borrow it from our Children.”


OUR STORY

Mineral Inheritors Rights Association or MIRA is an emerging coalition of 30 diverse civil society groups, networks, and individuals in India working to ensure democracy, social justice, equity, transparency, and accountability in the extractive sector. It is affiliated to the global Publish What You Pay (PWYP) movement.

Despite the fact that the National Mining Policy, 2019, defines minerals as a “shared inheritance with the state acting as trustee,” the Indian extractive industry has yet to embrace this mandate. Overextraction, undervaluation, secrecy, and misgovernance have resulted in long-term losses for short-term gains in India. We are not only wasting valuable resources, but we are also cheating our children of the mineral wealth they should have inherited.

Together, we can ensure transparency, accountability, and intergenerational equity in India’s extractive industry. 

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The EU imported pipeline gas, oil products, LNG, and crude oil via pipeline or rail. China imported crude oil, coal & pipeline gas. India’s imports consisted of crude oil & coal. Turkey imported coal, crude oil, oil products & pipeline gas. South Korea imported coal & crude oil.

Not surprising though it is concerning that there is hardly any accountability of such special purpose funds
@HimUpadhyaya
https://www.dailypioneer.com/2023/state-editions/ombadc-fund-utilisation-very-poor.html

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