District Mineral Foundation

District Mineral Foundation (DMF) is a trust set up as a non-profit body, in those districts affected by the mining works, to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining-related operations. It is funded through the contributions from miners. PMKKKY stands for Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) which is a program meant to provide the welfare of areas and people affected by mining-related operations, using the funds generated by DMF.