Critical Minerals Summit Concludes on a note of Strategic Collaboration and Policy Insights

Emphasis was placed on a cluster-based approach to promote synergies in mineral extraction, refining, and end-use, particularly in low-carbon technologies.

Critical Minerals Summit Concludes on a note of Strategic Collaboration and Policy Insights

The 'Critical Minerals Summit: Enhancing Beneficiation and Processing Capabilities' concluded on a note of strategic collaboration and policy insights, marking significant strides towards India's critical minerals objectives. The summit was organized by the Ministry of Mines in collaboration with the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (Shakti), the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), and the Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD).

Emphasis was placed on a cluster-based approach to promote synergies in mineral extraction, refining, and end-use, particularly in low-carbon technologies.

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 The discussion underscored the importance of regulatory certainty, financing frameworks, and ESG standards to attract investors. Panelists highlighted facilitation services offered by organizations like Invest India and the Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha (IPICOL), facilitating the establishment of processing and beneficiation capabilities in India.

The objective of the Summit was to equip government and industry stakeholders with the knowledge, connections, and tools necessary to accelerate the domestic production of Critical Minerals, supporting India's economic growth and sustainability objectives. The Summit served as a platform for transformative dialogue and collaboration, setting the stage for further conversations for short-listing the steps required to be taken for India's emergence as a global leader in the critical mineral sector.

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