Department of Geology & Mining, J&K

The department of Geology and Mining J&K stands established in 1960 with the objective to explore the mineral wealth and groundwater resources a hidden treasure of the UT, by Geological explorations.

Since then it has been able to identify and establish various important mineral deposits like Limestone, Gypsum, Bauxite, Magnesite, Dolomite, Quartzite, Borax, Fuel Mineral like Coal, Lignite, decorative/building stones like Granite, Marble, Slate, Bauxite, China clay, Bentonite and Gemstone like Sapphire, Garnet, Tourmaline etc.     Read More

Following Services can be availed at -

  • Application for grant and renewal of Mineral Dealer License (MD1)
  • Application for grant/renewal of Quarry license for Private land (QL1)
  • Application for Grant of Mining Lease for Private Land i.e. In case the minerals are not deposited in State land (ML1)
  • Application for Short-Term Permit / Disposal Permit (STP1)
  • Mining Lessee Monthly Return (ML8)
  • Mining Lessee Annual Return (ML9)
  • Mineral Dealer/Licensee Monthly Return (MD8)