Sonbhadra, UP: Gold deposits estimated to be over 3,000 tonnes and worth Rs. 12 lakh crore have been unearthed in the Sonbhadra dist. of U.P. (Uttar Pradesh) by the GSI (Geological Survey of India), it was estimated as 5 times India’s current reserve of the precious metal ‘Gold’.
The deposits had been located in Hardi regions and Son Pahadi here, district mining officer KK Rai said on Friday.
The Geological Survey of India launched nearly two decades ago in 1992-93 on discovering reserves 7, work, he explained, including that auctioning of those cubes through e-tendering would start.
The residue in Son Pahadi is estimated to be approximately 2,943.26 tonnes, although at Hardi block are approximately 646.16 kilograms, ” the official stated.
He added that apart from golden, several minerals have been observed in the region.
In accordance with the World Gold Council, India has 626 tonnes of reserves. The reserves estimated to be worth almost Rs 12 lakh crore and are nearly five times that number.
The British had been the first to commence the procedure for locating reserves area, which will be much more.
Sonbhadra – Uttar Pradesh’s district – is Chhattishgarh into the south — Madhya Pradesh to the west, that the only district in the nation which shares its boundaries with four countries west, Jharkhand into the south-west and Bihar to the east.