Mahbubnagar District in Andhra Pradesh has an illustrious history. It is the second largest district in the state with the area of 18,432 sq. km. The district is named after the Nizam of Hyderabad. Alongwith 9 other districts, its likely to be incorporated in the new state of Telangana. The other names of the district are Rukmammapeta, Palamooru and Cholawadi. It is also home to the famous Golconda diamonds including famous Kohinoor.
Mahabubnagar district is a hub of ancient Indian culture and is a home to several historic wonders. The district is mostly rural with 89% and has a good potential for mining.
The district is home to several kimberlite pipes and dykes includingTungabhadra Kimberlite Field (TKF) to the southwest and Narayanpet Kimberlite Field (NKF) to the northwest. Geological Survey of India has mapped the area extensively from 1975 till date. It showed several gravel diamond mining activities.
Techno Mines applied over the area with a promoter owned firm in 2009. It was thoroughly evaluated by the relevant state government authorities. Finally, a join survey was done on April 24, 2013 and it has been recommended for sanction.
Our team had surveyed the applied area extensively and discovered three kimberlite pipes in the applied area. It requires further exploration.
The company has applied for 2.34 sq. km.s of area for further prospecting.
A senior geological team is visiting the region on October 24th, 2013 for initial analysis.