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Department of Mines and Geology to explore and excavate minerals

2021 Apr 16, 8:50, Kathmandu
The Signboard outside the Department of Mines and Geology in Lainchaur, Kathmanndu in February 2021. Photo courtesy: Yadav Singh Dhami

The Department of Mines and Geology is set to explore and excavate for minerals in 13 different places in Nepal.

The Department of Mines and Geology has issued a tender notice for excavation of five minerals. Director General at the Department, Ram Prasad Ghimire, informed that the tender notice was issued for the exploration and digging of limestone, copper, marble sand and caballine.

Limestone would be explored at Kapurkot of Salyan, and Tandranggadhi and Jurethum of Dhading, marble at Supin of Makwanpur, sand at Ghyalchowk of Gorkha, copper at Ghusa of Dhading, Okharbot of Myagdi and Agrakhola of Makwanpur, caballine at Daman of Makawanpur.

Director-General Ghimire further informed that qualified and selected national and international companies would be given permission for excavation. They need to submit the proposal with 60 per cent allocation on technical aspects and 40 per cent on economic aspect. 


Nepal Government Depart of Mines and Geology Explore Excavation Dhading Gorkha Myagdi Makawanpur
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