Koderma is one of the districts of Jharkhand which is blessed with abundant natural resources and rich mineral deposits throughout the district. Earlier it was famous for production of world class mica and was known as the Mica Capital of India or Abrakh-Nagri. Having more than numerous Mica Mining leases spread of thousands of acres within the Koderma sub division of Hazaribag, presently Koderma District. It was only after the enactment of Forest Conservation Act 1980 that all mica mines have been closed down as all the mining leases falls within the sanctuary area of the forest.
Along with mica Quartz, feldspar, tourmaline, etc are the minerals found here also building materials like sand, morrum, ordinary earth, building stones etc are available in abundance.
Department of Mines and Geology is one of the important departments under Government of Jharkhand. The Department through District Mining Office regulates mineral administration, concession of mines and mineral, assessment and collection of mining revenue, and other enforcement measures within the district. The Department strives for sustainable development of mineral resources in a scientific and eco- friendly manner, so as to create a conducive environment for industrial growth in the state.
District office details: – District Mining Office, Koderma.
Circle: – North ChotaNagpur Division, Hazaribag.
Office head: – District Mining Officer, Koderma.
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Website: – http://www.jharkhandminerals.gov.in/