However, mine production in July 2022 fell by 3.3% compared to the same month last year.
The July 2022 Mining and Quarrying Mineral Production Index (base: 2011-12=100) was 101.1, down 3.3% from the July 2021 level. Ministry of Mines.
According to provisional statistics from the Bureau of Mines of India (IBM), the cumulative growth for the April-July 2022-23 period is up 6.1% from a year earlier.
The production level of important minerals in July 2022 is: 603 million tons of coal, 3.3 million tons of lignite, and 2.811 billion cubic meters of natural gas (utilized). Rice, 2.5 million tons of oil (crude oil), 1.526 million tons of bauxite, 192,000 tons of chromite, and concentrated copper. 9,000 tons, 93 kilograms of gold, 15.5 million tons of iron ore, lead concentration. 29,000 tons, 153,000 tons of manganese ore, and zinc concentrate. 127,000 tons, 30,600 tons of limestone, 160,000 tons of phosphite, 10,000 tons of magnesite, and 22 carats of diamonds.
Important minerals showing positive growth during July 2022 compared to July 2021 include: Phosphite (39.3%), Coal (11.2%), Copper Concentrate (8.8%) and Zinc Concentrate (5.9%) .
Other important minerals with negative growth include: iron ore (-21.5%), manganese ore (-17.9%), lignite (-16.6%), gold (-10.6%), magnesite (-10.5%), ferrochromium Minerals (-9.0%), Limestone (-8.8%), Lead Refined (-3.9%), Petroleum (Crude) (-3.8%), Bauxite (-1.4%) and Natural Gas (U) (-0.3%) .
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