Department of Geology & Mining, J&K

The department of Geology and Mining J&K stands established in 1960 with the objective to explore the mineral wealth and groundwater resources a hidden treasure of the State, by Geological explorations.

Since then it has been able to identify and establish various important mineral deposits like Limestone, Gypsum, Bauxite, Magnesite, Dolomite, Quartzite, Borax, Fuel Mineral like Coal, Lignite, decorative/building stones like Granite, Marble, Slate, Bauxite, China clay, Bentonite and Gemstone like Sapphire, Garnet, Tourmaline etc.     Read More