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Bihar To Allow Exploration Of "India's Largest" Gold Reserve

Dais Newsfeed | 29/05/2022 04:57 PM | Click to read full article

The Bihar government has decided to accord permission for exploration of the "country's largest" gold reserve in Jamui district, a senior official said on Saturday.

As per a Geological Survey of India (GSI) survey, around 222.88 million tonnes of gold reserve, including 37.6 tonnes of mineral-rich ore, are present in the Jamui district. This amounts to 44 per cent of the total gold reserves in the country.