Rajasthan: After 27 years of discovery, mining of uranium will now happen, 3 thousand people will get employment


Jaipur. Rajasthan, which has shown its power in the country in terms of minerals, will now leave its mark across the country in the matter of mining the very important and rare mineral Uranium. LOI has been issued for excavation from Rohil Mille uranium reserves of Khandela area of ​​Sikar in Rajasthan. After this, uranium mining will start in Rajasthan in 1086.46 hectares. After investigation, 12 million tonnes of uranium and associated minerals deposits were found in Rajasthan. Rajasthan ranks third in the list of uranium reserves in the country. About 3 thousand crore rupees will be invested in this by the Uranium Corporation of India. With this, about 3 thousand people will get direct and indirect employment.

According to Mines Minister Pramod Jain Bhaya, the state government has issued letter of intent (LOI) of mining lease to Uranium Corporation of India for uranium mining at Rohil in Khandela tehsil of Sikar district. After Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh, huge deposits of uranium have been found in 1086.46 hectare area in Rohil of Khandela tehsil of Sikar district of Rajasthan.

About 12 million tonnes of uranium reserves are possible
On behalf of the department, LOI has been issued for mining of uranium and associated minerals on the application of Uranium Corporation of India. According to preliminary estimates, about 12 million tonnes of uranium reserves are possible in this area. So far, uranium is being excavated in the country at Jadugoda in Singhbhumi in Jharkhand and in Andhra Pradesh. After completing the necessary formalities, mining of the mineral will start in Rajasthan also.

Uranium is one of the rarest minerals in the world
Uranium is considered one of the rarest minerals in the world. Uranium is a valuable mineral for nuclear power. Along with progressing in the uranium mining sector, the state will also dominate the world stage. With this, new opportunities for investment, revenue and employment will open. A few days ago, during the review meetings of the Mines Department, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had emphasized on expanding mineral exploration and mining activities while discussing the mineral deposits in the state. Under this, the search work of uranium in the state was accelerated. Now by issuing LOI of uranium mining, new mileage has been achieved in the field of mines.

It is also used prominently in generating electricity.
Uranium is mainly used to generate electricity. Uranium is also used to make electricity in nuclear power. Apart from this, uranium is also used prominently in medicine, defense equipment and photography, among others. Most of the uranium in the world is produced in Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia. Apart from this, uranium mineral has also been found in Niger, Russia, Namibia, Uzbekistan, US and Ukraine.

Rajasthan emerged prominently on the world map
Mines Minister Pramod Jain Bhaya on releasing the LOI of uranium exploration said that Rajasthan has emerged prominently on the world map. He has described the decision of mining of uranium as a big achievement of the mining sector of the state. LOI has been issued for mining in an area of ​​1086.46 hectare in Rohil, Khandela. Along with this, on the basis of its by-products, the way for the establishment of co-industry in the region will also be paved. The Mines Minister said that now the mining plan will be approved by the Department of Atomic Energy, Directorate of Atomic Minerals Exploration and Research, Hyderabad on behalf of Uranium Corporation India.

No objection certificate will also have to be taken from the revenue department.
At the time of Mine Development and Production Agreement MDPA, 0.50 percent of the Mineral Reserve Price will be given in the form of Performance Security Bank Guarantee. EC submission will have to be taken from Environment, Forest and Climate Change of the Government of India. At the same time, a no-objection certificate will also have to be obtained from the Revenue Department for 69.39 hectares of pasture land.

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