Discovery of lithium deposits in J&K to cut dependence on imports

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Geography   Source: TH, PIB Context: Geological Survey of India (GSI) has for the first time established Lithium inferred resources of about 6 million tonnes in the Salal-Haimana area of the Reasi District of Jammu & Kashmir (UT) 51 Mineral Blocks including Lithium and Gold were handed over to State Governments   …