The public hearing for the expansion of Bhatin mines of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) was held on May 26, 2011. The public hearing was a clear violation the EIA notification and did not allow stakeholders to participate in the process.

The proposed uranium mining and processing plant at Gogi in Shahapur Taluk of Yadgir District, 75 km from here, is expected to extract 150 tonnes of uranium a year in the form of sodium diuranate (SDU) salt for about 15 years, giving impetus for atomic energy generation in the country.

The Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) is all set to exploit the techno-commercially viable deposits

Even as Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) generated a record 40.8 per cent more electricity in 2010-11, the State-owned body said that the government is looking at creating a joint venture which will consider holding stakes in uranium mines in foreign countries in a bid to get assured and long-term fuel supplies for India.

Potentiality of the area is huge; it will be one of the top 20 of the world's reserves: Atomic Minerals Directorate
Tummalapalle discovery is very large, though it is not a rich ore: AEC

UCIL is pressing ahead with commissioning of a mine

CHENNAI: Huge deposits of natural uranium, which promise to be one of the top 20 of the world's reserves, have been found in the Tummalapalle belt in the

Jamshedpur, March 10: A public hearing on expansion of UCIL

Jamshedpur, March 7: The Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) is treading with caution to ensure that its public hearing for the expansion of Turamdih mines in Sundernagar gets over smoothly.

The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has fixed March 10 as the new date of the hearing after the original October 20, 2010, meeting was called off following protests from villagers op

Shillong: The state government has apparently shelved the uranium mining project in Meghalaya for the time being. No decision has been taken regarding the matter after chief minister Mukul Sangma assumed power in April last year replacing D.D.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report is intended to renew the mining lease of Bhatin Mine. The lease area of Bhatin Mine is 142.98 ha under village of Bhatin which is part of contiguous lease of Jaduguda & Bhatin complex of 531.21 ha (1312.62 acres). However these mines are being separated by distance of about 4 km and having separate mines plan.


Shillong: NGOs opposing the proposed uranium-mining project in the State have told DAE and UCIL officials, in no uncertain terms, to tell the Centre to abandon its idea of mining uranium here.

"We told them to forget uranium from Meghalaya.