EXPLORING MINERAL WEALTH AND INCULCATING SCIENTIFIC APPRECIATION OF MINING

Schemes of the Directorates

  Schemes   Purpose Budget provision for 2010-11-(Rs. in lakh)
1. Installation of additional checkgates and computerization system connecting checkgates, Divisional Mining offices, Directorate and Mining and Geology Department.
  • Monitoring the revenue collection
Nonplan-316 .00
Plan -158.00
2. Training
  • Sponsoring local students by granting scholarship for prosecuting higher studies in Earth Science.
Nonplan - Nil
Plan - 0.20
3. Research and development
  • Chemical analysis and petrological studies of the rocks, minerals, water samples etc. for assessing the quality/grade of minerals for their possible utility.
Nonplan -99
Plan - 23
4. Survey and mapping
  • Detailed survey of minerals, supervise mining activities
  • Proposal for evaluate potential of minerals within the State by remote sensing techniques through consultancy services.
Nonplan - 81
Plan - 27
5. Mineral Exploration
  • Detailed minerals and ground water investigation  and  Geo-technical studies.
  • Administration of Coal mining industries.
  • In service training to the technical employees.
  • Grant in Aid to MMDC  Ltd.
Nonplan - 215
Plan - 40