NEW DELHI, August 15, 2022 (TBNN)
The government plans to put on block 13 Gold mines in states of Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in the ongoing month amid its efforts to give a boost to mining sector’s contribution to the country’s gross domestic product.
Of the 10 blocks in Andhra Pradesh, the auction of five blocks may take place on August 26, 2022 while the remaining five are likely to be put on the block on August 29, 2022, according to the latest data from the government. Gold mines in Andhra Pradesh include Ramagiri North Block, Boksampalli North Block, Boksampalli South Block, Javakula-A Block, Javakula-B Block, Javakula-C Block, Javakula-D Block, Javakula-E Block, Javakula-F Block. The notices inviting tender for these gold mines were floated in March, 2022.
For the remaining three Gold mines in Uttar Pradesh, auction will be conducted this month only. But no specific dates have been declared. Of the three mines in Uttar Pradesh, two Gold mines are Sonapahari Block and Dhurva-Biadand Block which are in Sonbhadra.