It gives me great pleasure to launch the website of the Directorate of Mines & Geology,
which contains exhaustive information about Mines and Minerals and the laws applicable
to them. This website (http://goadmg.gov.in) has been created in tune with this
new age of information technology and should become a vital part of all economic
activities related to mining.
Mining has been most important economic activity of this State for over half a century.
Though Goa is a very small in area and can be compared to one district of other
states it occupies a position of pride in the Iron Ore mining sector. Its iron ore
production is to the tune of 20 million tones per annum which is around one fourth
of country’s iron ore production. In the export field, Goa exports over 38 million
tones of iron ore which is again around one third of the country’s total iron ore
exports. Besides another 7.5 million tones of Karnataka iron ore is exported through
By clicking to the site you will find a host of information on mining economy and
business besides a wealth of general information. Whether you represent an established
enterprise or you are considering a new venture I am confident you will find plenty
in our web site pages that will apply to your interest. I invite you to add our
web site to your browsers list and visit regularly to stay informed. We will definitely
appreciate your comments, questions and suggestions.