Geology & Mining Unit Uttarakhand

Geology & Mining Unit Uttarakhand

Geology and Mining unit of Uttarakhand is a separate body of Uttarakhand Government which comes under the administrative control of the Department of the Industrial Development of government of Uttarakhand. The Headquarter of Geology and geomining unit is situated in Dehradun. It has two regional offices one in Garhwal division and other one in Kumaon division.

Functions of Geology and Mining Unit

  • Geotechnical Studies and works for development and management of mineral resources, which are essential for the economic development of the State.
  • Detailed geological-technicality study of any proposed construction site and clarification of the project according to site suitability.
  • Providing the geological/mineral information to the State and entrepreneurs.
  • Processing of Mineral Concession Applications, monitoring of royalty, periodical revision of minor mineral royalties, and the related legal aspects are also looked after.
  • The Unit also grants permissions for Stone Crusher/Screening Plant/Pulverising Plants etc.

Objectives of Geology and Mining Unit of Uttarakhand

  1. Maintaining and collecting mineral based data and providing mineral map to entrepreneurs and for mineral exploration and subsequent eco-friendly exploitation of the mineral resources of the State.
  2. Promoting foreign and local capital investment in mineral development sector of Uttarakhand.
  3. To Persuade the competition in mineral industry through optimum use of mineral potential.
  4. To incorporate Mineral Administration including grant of mineral concessions, collection of mineral revenue, ensuring systematic and eco- friendly mining, mineral conservation and to minimize the environment damage and ecology of the area.
  5. Providing technical assistance and information for scientific development of minerals.
  6. Providing supplementary infrastructure facilities.
  7. To ensure safety and welfare of the people engaged in mining industry.
  8. To encourage the employment opportunities in remote mineral bearing areas through mining and geological activities.
  9. To ensure geo-environmental protection and assisting Nature in maintaining the ecological balance during and after mining operations.

Important downloads related to Geology and geomining unit of Uttarakhand

  • Download pdf of Mineral Deposits and occurrences in Uttarakhand. Click here
  • Download pdf of Geographical Locations of Mineral Deposits and Occurrences in Uttarakhand. Click here
  • Download pdf of Uses of Mineral present in Uttarakhand. Click here
  • For all downloads of related Mineral Policy. Click Here

Important forms to download related to Geology and geomining unit of Uttarakhand

Forms for Major Mineral Concession:

Forms for Minor Mineral Concession:

Forms for Pulveriser/ Screening plant /Crusher related:

Contact Information for Geology & Mining Unit Uttarakhand

Additional Secretary, Industrial Development Dept. & Director Geology and Mining Unit, Uttarakhand
Geology and Mining Unit, Uttarakhand
Bhopalpani, Raipur-Thano-Airport Motor Marg, P.O. Dhanyari
Dehradun - 248008
Geology-&-Mining- department of uttarakhand

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