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Gold deposits in Banswara, Dungarpur likely to be at 114 MT

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Gold deposits in Rajasthans and are estimated to be over 114 million tonne.

The exploration by Geological Survey of (GSI) has revealed that the deposits of gold are 114.78 MT in Bhukia- Dagocha area.

The work of exploration of gold and copper in other areas like Kamalpura, Neem Ka Thana and Mundiawas Kheda area is also going on, N told reporters here.

He also said that department is now looking for exploration beyond the depth of 300 meters but has no technology, therefore the department is procuring advanced drill machines so as to drill beyond 300 meters for mineral exploration.

During his visit to the GSI office here, the DG held meeting with the officials and discussed on progress of various exploration projects.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 21:30 IST