Mines & Minerals

GMDC Upcoming Projects

Fluorspar Beneficiation plant

Govt. of Gujarat accorded approval to GMDC for setting up of Fluorspar Beneficiation plant at Kadipani, Taluka Kawant, Dist. Chhotaudepur in JV with M/s. Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited, Noida and M/s. Navin Fluorine International Ltd, Mumbai. The plant capacity will be 40000 TPA.

Lignite based 500 MW Power Plant at Bhavnagar

Setting up of power project at Bhavnagar in JV with 7 other PSUs of Govt. of Gujarat. JVC to implement the project has already been incorporated in the name of M/s. Bhavnagar Energy Co. Ltd. GMDC equity is 23.36 % in the project.


Govt. of Gujarat accorded approval for setting up plant for Zeolite and other value added products, in JV with M/s. Credo Mineral Industries Limited. GMDC will supply 1,20,000 TPA NPG Bauxite from Kutch to the company.

Silica Sand Beneficiation Project

GMDC is in the process for setting up a Silica Sand Beneficiation Plant 1,50,000 TPA capacity on Built on Operate (BOO)/Built on Operate and Sales (BOOS)/any suitable business model where GMDC will cater Silica Sand from Rajpardi Lignite Project.

Bio-Fertilizer Plant

GMDC is in the process of making long-term supply agreement of Lignite and Bentonite with one company for their current and upcoming Bio-fertilizer unit in Gujarat.

Upcoming Lignite Blocks and Future Lignite Mines

GMDC has been allotted the following Lignite Blocks by the MoC, Government of India.

  • Panandhro Extension (Kutch)
  • Bharkandam (Kutch)

Following Lignite Blocks have been reserved for GMDC by the MoC, Government of India under section 17 A (2) of MMDR Act 1957.

  • EFG-Valia (Bharuch)
  • Damkai Padal (Bharuch)
  • Ghala (Surat)
  • Lakhpat (Kutch)