Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Mines
15-December-2014 17:43 IST
Geological Parks

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that Ministry of Mines has received a request from the State Planning Board, Government of Kerala regarding declaration of the Varkala Cliff as a National Geological Monument. Geological Survey of India [GSI], an Attached Office of Ministry of Mines, has issued a Resolution on May 28, 2014 declaring Varkala Cliff, Kerala as a National Geoheritage Site and requested the Government of Kerala to issue an appropriate Notification for protection and conservation of this Geoheritage Site.

He said this while replying a question in Lok Sabha today.