Mineral production increases by 6.1% in the period April-July

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Mineral production in July 2022 was 3.3 percent lower than last year.

New Delhi:

India’s mineral production rose 6.1 percent year-on-year in the April-July period of the current fiscal year, according to government data released on Wednesday.

However, mineral production in July 2022 was 3.3 percent lower compared to the same month last year.

According to data released by the Ministry of Mines.

According to the preliminary statistics of the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), the cumulative growth for the period April-July 2022-23 over the corresponding period of the previous year increased by 6.1 percent.

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The production level of major minerals in July 2022 was: coal 603 lakh tons, lignite 33 lakh tons, natural gas (used) 2811 million cu. m., petroleum (crude) 25 lakh tons, bauxite 1526 thousand tons, chromium 192 thousand tons, copper conc. 9 thousand tons, gold 93 kg, iron ore 155 lakh tons, lead conc. 29 thousand tons, manganese ore 153 thousand tons, zinc conc. 127 thousand tons, limestone 306 lakh tons, phosphorite 160 thousand tons, magnesite 10 thousand tons and diamond 22 carats.

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Important minerals showing positive growth in July 2022 in July 2021 are: phosphorite (39.3 percent), coal (11.2 percent), copper conc (8.8 percent) and zinc conc (5.9 percent).

Other important minerals with negative growth are: iron ore (-21.5 percent), manganese ore (-17.9 percent), lignite (-16.6 percent), gold (-10.6 percent), magnesite (-10, 5 percent), Chromite (-9.0 percent), Limestone (-8.8 percent), Lead Conc (-3.9 percent), Petroleum (crude) (-3.8 percent), Bauxite (-1.4 percent ) and natural gas (U) (-0.3 percent).

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