Jammu and Kashmir (The Stellar News): On Thursday, Union Government said that 5.9 million tonnes of lithium reserves have been found for the first time in the country in Jammu and Kashmir.
Lithium is a non-ferrous metal and is one of the key components in the EV batteries.
“Geological Survey of India for the first time established Lithium inferred resources (G 3) of 5.9 million tonnes in the Salal-Haimana area of the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir,” the Ministry of Mines said on Thursday.
It further that 51 minerals blocks including Lithium and Gold were handed over to respective state governments. Lithium, presently is a prominent and essential resource for the production of electronic vehicle batteries with which the world is trying the save environment and eliminate the petroleum vehicles from roads.