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Monday, September 13, 2021

Gold mine found in Jharkhand, Chromium-Potassium reserves in Sasaram-Rohtas-Gaya-Aurangabad of Bihar

The Union Ministry of Mines has handed over four mineral blocks to Bihar. These mines are of chromium and potassium and are located at Sasaram, Rohtas, Gaya and Aurangabad. On Wednesday, Union Coal and Mining Minister Prahlad Joshi handed over the mineral survey documents to Bihar's Mines and Geology Minister Janak Ram at FICCI auditorium. Apart from Bihar, the Union Minister also gave documents related to this to the ministers and representatives of other states. The Center has handed over 100 blocks of various minerals to 14 states and urged them to auction them at the earliest.


Janak Ram told that three blocks of potassium and one of chromium have been given to Bihar. This includes the Nadwadih block of 10 square kilometers in Sasaram-Rohtas, Tipa mineral block in eight square kilometers,s and the block in Shahpur of seven square kilometers. All three are blocks of potassium.

Apart from this, there are blocks of chromium in Aurangabad-Gaya. It is eight square kilometers. Chromium is used in aviation and mobile. Bihar will directly benefit from this. The minister said that the state government would start the process of auctioning these blocks soon after studying the various aspects related to them in detail.

Surely Bihar will benefit from this. This was the first time after the amendment to the Mines and Minerals Act in March that auction of mineral blocks has been allowed at the G-4 level, that is, the initial survey level. Till now, out of the four levels of mining survey, the G-4 level survey could be done only by government agencies or PSUs. On the basis of the Geological Survey of India report, maximum of 21 blocks have come in Madhya Pradesh, 13 blocks Rajasthan, 10 blocks Chhattisgarh, 8 blocks Maharashtra, 5 blocks Jharkhand, and 4 blocks in Bihar.

Where and how many blocks of which major mineral: gold block: one in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, two in Seraikela Kharswan district of Jharkhand, 7 blocks in Haveri, Chitradurga, Dharwad, Villari, Devanagiri and Hassan districts of Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh Two in Singrauli, one in Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh, one block in Bankura-Purulia in West Bengal.