News Topic:J&K Geology & Mining Department

Anguish in Awantipora as stone quarry workers demand resumption of livelihood

Dozens of stone quarry workers in the Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have demanded permission for the resumption of their work.

Crackdown on Illegal Mining: Four vehicles seized in south Kashmir’s Tral

Authorities on Thursday seized four vehicles in south Kashmir’s Tral area after being found involved in illegal mining.

Authorities in Pulwama crackdown on illegal mining

In a bid to tackle the issue of illegal mining, authorities in Pulwama have taken decisive action, seizing several vehicles and impounding a mechanized boat.

Three bulldozers involved in illegal mining seized in Pulwama

Three JCB machines involved in illegal mining in Pulwama were seized by Geology and Mining Department along with the local police.

First time in India, lithium deposits found in J-K’s Reasi

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) on Thursday said it has found lithium deposits for the first time in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chief Secretary launches e-Market for sale of mining material

Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta on Wednesday launched here the web portal (e-Market) for the sale of mining material in the UT of J&K.

Authorities in Pulwama crack whip on illegal mining

Intensifying its efforts to crack the whip on illegal mining of minerals, Geology & Mining Department continues to lay Nakas in several areas of the Pulwama district.

3 JCBs, 4 vehicles involved in illegal mining seized in Pulwama

Three JCB machines, two dumpers and two tippers involved in illegal mining in Karimabad and Awantipora area of Pulwama were seized.

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KPDCL intensifies crackdown on illegal power consumption

To improve the situation of power in the valley, the Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited has intensified its drive against illegal power consumption.

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