The Department of Mining Engineering a well conceived dream of the founder of this university PANDIT MADAN MOHAN MALVIYAJI and the oldest Mining Engineering Department in the country, came into existence as early as 1923, as a section of the Department of Geology, Mining and Metallurgy. Later, in the year 1944, separate departments of Mining and Metallurgy were constituted under the College of Mining and Metallurgy..
Rock mechanics is a theoretical and applied science of the mechanical behavior of rock and rock masses; compared to geology.
The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater and surface water by chemicals from mining processes.
Risk analysis can be defined in many different ways, and much of the definition depends on how risk analysis relates to other concepts.