The Chief Inspectorate of Mines is established to perform following functions:

  • Safety of mines and mine workers through inspections of mine sites.
  • Mine Disaster Management including rescue and recovery; and forecasting of dangers through mins environment sample testing.
  • Human Resource Development through teaching and traning.
  • Health Care of Mine Workers.
  • Welfare of Mine Workers by providing housing, drinking water and other facilities.
  • Excise Duty Collection imposed on notified minerals.