July 22, 2011

Andhra Pradesh has the highest Uranium resources in India

As per the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research, Andhra Pradesh has the highest Uranium resources to the tune of 66205 tonnes in India
The Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent Unit of the Department of Atomic Energy has established a total of 1,62,762 tonnes of Uranium resources (U3O8) in the country. Out of this, 79,142 tonnes of uranium resources have been established in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The location-wise details for Andhra Pradesh are given below:
Sr. No. Name of the Deposits  District Uranium Resources established (U3O8) (Figures in Tonnes)

1. Lambapur Nalgonda 1,450

2. Peddagattu Nalgonda 7,585

3. Tummalapalle-Rachakuntapalle YSR Kadappa 58,873

4. Koppunuru Guntur 2,761

5. Chitrial Nalgonda 8,473 Total: 79,142

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