the oil and gas industry in india dates back to 1889 when the first oil deposits in the country were discovered near the town of digboi in the state of assam.the natural gas industry in india began in the 1960s with the discovery of gas fields in assam and gujarat.as on 31 march 2018, india had estimated crude oil reserves of 594.49 million tonnes mt and natural gas reserves of 1339.57 .
on 21 april 2014, supreme court of india lifted the ban on mining in goa and with a temporary annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore excavation, which was 40 mt earlier. 51 further, the hon'ble supreme court of india also stayed the order of the bombay high court directing the filing of firs since investigation by the state government was already underway.
sasan ultra mega power plant or sasan umpp is one of the four ultra mega power projects planned by the ministry of power, government of india. it is located in sasan village of singrauli, madhya pradesh.sasan umpp is among the world's largest integrated power generation and coal mine project with 3,960 mw power plant and 20 mt per year coal mining capacity.
india has a total water surface area of 360,400 km². india's major mineral resources include coal 4th largest reserves in the world , iron ore, manganese ore 7th largest reserve in the world as in 2013 , mica, bauxite 5th largest reserve in the world as in 2013 , chromite, natural gas, diamonds, limestone and thorium.
it is the first uranium mine of india which started its operations in 1967. this mine is located in the state of jharkhand. jadugoda process plant is located close to the mine which is used for the processing of the uranium ore. the ore from bhatin and narwapahar mines is also processed here. bhatin
the first case of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic in india was reported on 30 january 2020, originating from china.as of 24 april 2020, the ministry of health and family welfare have confirmed a total of 21,700 cases, 4,325 recoveries including 1 migration and 686 deaths in the country. experts suggest the number of infections could be much higher as india's testing rates are among the .
uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. the worldwide production of uranium in 2015 amounted to 60,496 tonnes. kazakhstan, canada, and australia are the top three producers and together account for 70% of world uranium production. other important uranium producing countries in excess of 1,000 tons per year are niger, russia, namibia, uzbekistan, china, the united states and ukraine. uranium from mining is used almost entirely as fuel for nuclear power plants.
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coal allocation scam or coalgate is a major political scandal concerning the indian government's allocation of the nation's coal deposits to public sector enterprise pses and private companies. in a draft report issued in march 2014, the comptroller and auditor general of india cag office accused the government of india of allocating coal blocks in an inefficient manner during the period .
the mining industry in india is a major economic activity which contributes significantly to the economy of india. the gdp contribution of the mining industry varies from 2.2% to 2.5% only but going by the gdp of the total industrial sector it contributes around 10% to 11%. even mining done on small scale contributes 6% to the entire cost of mineral production. indian mining industry provides job opportunities to around 700,000 individuals. as of 2012, india is the largest producer of sheet mica
this list of mines in india is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. for practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list. in india, the underground mine to surface mine ratio is 20:80.