The Rowghat mines, in Kanker district are the second largest deposit of iron ore in the state of Chhattisgarh with an estimated reserve of 731.93 MT. Of this, SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd.) has possession of the largest blockDeposit F.
Iron Ore. These rocks are forming almost NorthSouth trending narrow, highly dissected and discontinuous hill ranges of about 370 km in length that are extending from Bailadilla to Rajhara in southwestern Chhattisgarh occupying Dantewara, Bastar, Kanker, Narainpur, Rajnandgaon, Durg and Kawardha districts.
This list of mines in India is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list. In India, the underground mine to surface mine ratio is 20:80 [citation needed
Compilation of Royalty on Iron ore in different States of
Iron ore Pricing methodology: CHHATTISGARH NMDC is the largest merchant Iron ore miner in the state of Chhattisgarh. Iron ore Prices fixed by NMDC is on FOR/ FOT basis and exclusive of Royalty, Infrastructure and Environmental Development cess, Labour Welfare Cess, Forest Permit fee, FDT, DMF, NMET, GST, duties, any other statutory levies, taxes etc.
· "For ensuring regular supplies of iron ore, capacities of existing iron ore mines are being expanded and new iron ore mines are being developed. In addition, new iron ore deposits in the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, MP, Maharashtra, Odisha and Karnataka are being explored," SAIL said in its annual report for 13.
Iron Ore Distribution in India Types of Iron Ore PMF IAS
Iron Ore in Chhattisgarh. Smelting is done in Vizag [Vishakhapatnam] iron and steel factory. Bailadilas high grade ore is exported through Vishakhapatnam to Japan [No iron ore in Japan. But market is huge due to automobile industry] and other countries. The DalliRajhara range is 32 km long [ferrous content 6869 per cent] range with significant reserves.
10,000 tribals protest against NMDC iron ore mine in
NMDC formed a joint venture with Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) in 2008. The new entity NCL (NMDCCMDC) got the environment clearance in 2015 to mine 10 million tonnes (mt) of iron ore from the mine spread over the lease area of 413.74 hectares. Deposit13 has a huge reserve of 326 mt of highgrade steelmaking raw material.
The Rowghat Mines contain the largest iron ore deposits in Chhattisgarh India after the Bailadila Iron Ore Mine. Rowghat Mines' reserves have been assessed at 731.93 Mn Tonnes. Bailadila has reserves assessed at 1.343 Bn Tonnes. Iron ore deposits in Rowghat were discovered in 1899 and in 1949 Geological Survey of India investigated the area.