HGML GOLD MINES
In Hutti region of
Karnataka, Hutti Gold Mines Limited (HGML), a Government of Karnataka
Undertaking, operates two units i.e. (I) the Hutti Gold Unit comprising
Hutti Gold Mines (unerground), Uti (Open-cast Mine) and Hirab-Buddini
(Exploratory mine), in Raichur district and (ii) Chitradurga Gold
Unit - comprising Ajjanahalli (open-cast mine) in Tumkur District
and G.R.Halli (exploratory underground mine) in Chitradurga District.
During the year 2002-2003, HGML produced 2709 kgs. of Gold. The
gold mines of Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) in the Kolar Gold
Fields of Karnataka and in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh
have been closed due to uneconomic operations.
was given by the Minister for Mines Shri Ramesh Bais in a written
reply in the Rajya Sabha today.