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Govt.of India-Ministry of Labour & Employment

   Welcome to un-official Web Site of DGMS!! Draft of Mines VT Rules have been notified for inviting comments & suggestions!! This site now has much more than Mines Safety and Occupational Health!! Women can now work in opencast and undergound mines!! Notification under Section 83 of the Mines Act has been issued!!!!! Bye-laws for Exchange Certificate Examination under CMR-2017 have been issued!!

Welcome to DGMS


Directorate General of Mines Safety, DGMS in short, is the Indian Government Regulatory agency for safety in mines and oil-fields.

The mission of the DGMS is to continually improve safety and health standards, practices and performance in the mining industry and upstream petroleum industry by implementing:

  • pro-active safety and health strategies;
  • continuous improvement of processes;
  • effective use of resources;
  • commitment and professional behaviour in its personnel.



Last updated on: 13-Jan-2020