Major Minerals

Major Minerals

Procedure for Grant of Mining Concessions:

  1. Applications on prescribed Performa along with;
    1. Prescribed fee
    2. Proof of financial capabilities (Bank statement of last 6 months not less than Rs. 1 million
    3. NTN Certificate
    4. 10 Copies of Topographic map of the area
    5. CNIC
    6. In case of firm/company, certificate of registration, partnership deed, Memorandum &   Articles of Association
  2. Exploration Permits are granted upto 1 year, while Mining Permits and Mining leases may be granted up to 5 and up to 30 years respectively.
  3. After submission of Exploration Report by the mineral title holders, Exploration Permits maybe converted into mining permits or mining leases.
  4. Exploration Licenses / Mining Permits / Mining leases are granted with the approval of Mines Committee (MFC) headed by Secretary Industries, Commerce and Mineral Resources.
  5. NOC’s from Forest, Revenue, Environment and Wildlife & Fisheries Departments.

Azad Jammu & Kashmir Mines Committee:

1 Secretary Industries, Mineral Resources Chairman
2 Chief Conservator  Forests Member
3 DG Environment Member
4 Director  Minerals Resources Member / Secretary
 
5 Additional Secretary Finance Member
6 Director Wildlife & Fisheries Member
7 President Chamber of Commerce & Industries AJK Member

Present Mineral Concession (Major Minerals):

Mineral Private Sector Public Sector  
  Exploration Permit Mining Permit Mining Lease Exploration Permit Mining Permit Mining Lease Total
Aggregate Material (Pozzolana Ash) 1           1
Bentonite 1 7         8
Coal   6 5       11
Dolomite   2 1       3
Granite 1   2       3
Graphite           4 4
Iron Ore             0
Limestone 4         2 6
Marble     3       3
Precious Stones 1       1 1 3
Pyrite   1         1
Semi-precious Stones 3 2       1 6
Soap Stone   2         2