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Arunachal Pradesh Holds 35 % of Country's Graphite Reserves

Published on May 19, 2019
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) in its report said that about 35% of India's total Graphite reserves are found in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh Holds 35 % of Country's Graphite Reserves

Details:

  • This is the highest level of Graphite reserves found in the country.
  • The GSI presented the said data during its annual interactive meeting with the Department of Geology and Mining & Industries, Government of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar.

Significance of these reserves:

  • With 35% of India's Graphite deposits being found in Arunachal Pradesh, the state could now be developed as the leading producer of graphite in the country thus helping in meeting its future needs.
  • At present India imports majority of Graphite from other countries.

About the Geological Survey of India (GSI):

  • The Geological Survey of India (GSI) was set up in 1851 primarily to find coal deposits for the Railways.
  • It is headquartered at Kolkata.
  • Geological Survey of India (GSI) is one of the oldest of such organisations in the world.
  • It is the second oldest survey in India after the Survey of India.
  • It conducts geological surveys and studies of India.
  • The objectives of GSI are achieved through various surveys like the marine, airborne, ground and also by mineral prospecting and investigations.
  • It also undertakes multi-disciplinary studies like geo-environmental, geoscientific, geotechnical and natural hazards studies, glaciology, seismotectonic study, and carrying out fundamental research.
  • Functioning and annual programmes of GSI assume significance in the national perspective.

Question:

Q. As per a report of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) which state holds the highest (about 35%) of India's total Graphite reserves?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Jharkhand
c. Arunachal Pradesh
d. Andhra Pradesh
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