Country’s largest gold reserves found in Bihar, Mining Minister gave information in Parliament

The largest gold reserves in the country have been found in Bihar. This store is located in the Karmatia area of ​​the Sono block of Jamui district. Union Mining Minister Pralhad Joshi himself gave this information in Parliament on Wednesday. Prahlad Joshi has revealed that Jamui has the largest gold reserves in the country. Only 44 percent of the gold is in Sono area of ​​Jamui district. After the disclosure of the minister, the hopes of Bihar, one of the poorest states of the country, have been awakened. The local people are also hopeful of starting gold mining soon.  

MP Sanjay Jaiswal asked the question and got the information 

Bihar BJP President and Bettiah MP Sanjay Jaiswal had questioned Union Mining Minister Pralhad Joshi in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday regarding gold reserves in the states of Bihar. Giving information in response to this question, Prahlad Joshi had said that Bihar has the largest gold reserves of the country. It was informed that the country has a total primary gold ore reserves of 501.83 tonnes. It has 654.74 tonnes of a gold metal, out of which 44% of gold has been found only in Bihar. Gold metal-rich reserves of 222.885 million tonnes including 37.6 tonnes of metal ore have been found in the Sono field of Jamui district of the state.

Excavated 15 years ago

Karmatia area of ​​Churhet Panchayat of Sono block of Jamui district has been in discussion for many decades regarding gold reserves. The people here tell that from long ago small pieces of gold were found in the soil here. Long ago people used to wash the soil of Karmatia area in river water and sieve it to extract gold, due to which people of government agency came here about 15 years ago and survey work was done after months. 
 It is being told that in the same survey it has come to the fore that this Karmatia area of ​​Sono block of Jamui district has the country’s largest gold reserves, it is being said that 44 percent gold is being found here.

Jamui also has reserves of many other minerals

Apart from Sono of Jamui, many types of mineral ores are also found in other blocks. Apart from mica, it also includes many precious stones including onyx. In such a situation, it is being told that after the survey of the people of Geological Survey of India 15 years ago, the excavation could not be resumed due to costly. But, with the help of modern technology, now digging is becoming cheaper than before, so now there are also possibilities that gold mining can start here soon.