21st February, 2020
In the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh (UP), the matter of getting gold under the ground remains in the discussions. The gold found under the ground is close to three thousand tons, UP's Directorate of Ghosts and Miners has told this in its report. Dr. Prithvi Mishra, an officer working on the discovery of gold in Sonbhadra, had revealed that there is a big gold rock here. This gold rock is more than a kilometer long and 18 meters deep. The width of this rock is 15.15 meters.
Although Dr. Prithvi Mishra has retired in the year 2011. They used to say that this stock of gold is divided into two parts. When this was talked to Dr. Jai Prakash, another officer doing research on gold in the hills of Sonbhadra, he asked to talk in a while, telling that he was in the meeting.
It was discovered 28 years ago that gold is in the Vindhya hills
before being retired from the Department of Ghosts and Miners, in a program, Dr. Prithvi Mishra had told that this gold is under the ground in Hardi and Sona hills of Sonbhadra . The highest gold was said to be 2943.26 tonnes of gold in the hill. At the same time, 646.15 kg gold was reported in Hardi. The search for it started in the year 1992-93. The Central Institute of Geological Survey of India started to find out. Only after that Dr. Prithvi Mishra did a lot of work and research on it.
UP government started the exercise to sell gold
The state government has started the process with regard to the allocation of gold blocks in a fast pace. Let us know that a large gold store has been confirmed in Hardi village of Konbhad area of Sonbhadra and in Son hill of Mahuli area. The government has also formed a seven-member team to auction the blocks through e-tendering. This team will be geo-tagging the entire region and will submit its report to the Directorate of Geology and Mining, Lucknow by 22 February 2020.
Category: India: Uttar Pradesh