Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024

Scenario of mineral rich States (2014-15)

 

Scenario of mineral rich States (2014-15):

Sl. No.

Name of the State

Value of Mineral production in 2014-15 (Rs. in crore)

% Change in value as compared to previous year

Leading minerals produced in the State *

Value of minor minerals production in 2014-15 (Rs. In crore) #

No. of reporting mines during 2014-15

 

 

Index of mineral production during 2014-15 (base 2004-05 = 100), (Previous year’s index in parenthesis)

Share of the State in country’s production of certain minerals

 

1

Andhra Pradesh

7,945.18

– 8.38

Natural Gas (ut.),limerstone, petroleum

(crude), barytes,

manganese ore, dolomite,

iron ore, garnet (abrasive), and

laterite

5,914.00

470.00

166.79 (221.30)

Mica (crude) and apatite 100% each, barytes 97.4%, vermicilite 85.6%, quartzite

78.3%, garnet (abrasive) 70.7%, sillimanite

51.2%,silica sand 40.8%,laterite 37.9% and

quartz 36.8%

2

Chhattisgarh

19,854.93

5.03

Coal, iron ore, limestone, dolomite and bauxite

439.04

215.00

175.61 (167.62)

Tin conc. and moulding sand 100% each,

dolomite 39.3%, iron ore 22.8%,coal

22.0%,,limestone 8.0% and bauxite 7.0% .

3

Goa

446.63

– 0.46

bauxite

443.35

71.00

0.00 (0.00)

Bauxite 1.1%

4

Gujarat

21,079.44

– 4.21

Petroleum (crude),

natural Gas (ut.), lignite,

limestone and bauxite

443.35

71.00

0.00 (0.00)

Chalk 100%, marl 99.9%, clay (others)

67.4%, kaolin 63.6%,silica sand 28.7%,

lignite 25.6%,bauxite 24.8%, petroleum

(crude) 12.4%, limestone 8.8% and quartz

7.5%.

5

Jharkhand

29,052.86

8.52

Coal, iron ore, bauxite, limestone, copper conc. and dolomite

40.14

224.00

156.58 (144.23)

Fint stone 100%, graphite (r.o.m.) 35.6%,

coal 20.4%,iron ore 14.9% and bauxite

9.2%.

6

Karnataka

8,072.94

8.03

Limestone, iron ore, dolomite, gold ore, manganese ore and

dolomite

1,608.30

183.00

58.50 (54.43)

Felsite 100%, gold 99.2%, shale 23.1%,

iron ore 15.6%,dolomite 10.0%,manganese

ore 8.3%, limestone 8.2%, and quartz 6.4%

7

Madhya Pradesh

14,843.66

10.39

Coal, limestone, manganese ore, copper

conc., iron ore, diamond

and bauxite.

480.46

376.00

160.46 (143.82)

Diamond 100%, pyrophyllite 78.5%, copper

ore 68.6%, copper conc. 53.5%, manganese ore 37.7%,clay (others) 16.3%, coal

14.0% and shale 13.8%.

8

Maharashtra

12,961.95

2.52

Coal, manganese ore, iron

ore, limestone, bauxite

and silica sand.

5,898.15

162.00

113.20 (109.40)

Fuorite (graded) 100% , kynite 29.7%, manganese ore 28.6%, sand (others) 13.9%,

bauxite 11.8%,shale 10.5% and quartzite

10.3%.

9

Odisha

29,570.23

– 10.70

Iron ore, coal, chromite,

bauxite, manganese ore

and limestone.

85.68

172.00

138.72(158.25)

Chromite 99.9%,bauxite 41.5%, iron ore

40.4%, sillimanite 27.7% , coal 20.2%,

garnet(abrasive) 15.2%, manganes ore

13.9%, and dolomite 6.7%.

10

Rajasthan

32,621.96

– 0.72

Petroleum (crude), ,

limestone, lead & zinc

conc., natural gas (ut.),

silver and phosphorite.

7,576.11

541.00

227.17 (211.57)

Selenite, wollostonite, lead and zinc conc.

100% each, silver 99.9%, gypsum 98.8%,

calcite 95.5%, phosphorite 95.1%,ball clay

92.2%, ochre 89.5% steatite 81.8%, copper conc 41.1%, petroleum(crude) 23.6%,

limestone 21.0%, lignite 19.5% and natural

gas 3.3%.

11

Tamil Nadu

6,896.26

2.29

Lignite, natural gas (ut.), ,

limestone, petroleum

(crude) and magnesite.

409.35

292.00

117.76 (117.26)

Lime kankar 100%, dunite 98.5%, magnesite 78.1%,graphite (r.o.m.) 62.6%,

lignite55.0%, freclay 23.8% ,vermiculite

14.4% ,garnet (abrasive) 13.2% and limestone 7.6% .

12

Telangana

16,075.21

1.77

coal, limestone, dolomite, lat-erite

7,897.30

154.00

“NA”

Sand (others) 84.7%, laterite 40.87%, fel- spar 29.9%, quartz 26.6%, coal 8.6%, lime- stone 8.2% and dolomite 7.8%

* Except minor minerals.
# Figures of 2012-13 repeated due to non-availability of data from State Governments.