The Directorate of Geology & Mining UP was created in the year 1955, is a multi-disciplinary organisation under the Department of Industrial Development, Govt. of U.P. having total strength of 496 employees including Geologist,Chemist ,Geophysicist and Mining officers. -
1. To explore the mineral resources by geological mapping, drilling and sampling for the estimation of reserves. Experience in assessing Industrial Minerals like LimeStone,SilicaSand, Pyrophyllite, Diaspore, Bauxite, Rock Phosphate and refractory minerals.
2. Engaged in the promotion of conservation and scientific development of mineral resources, and mineral based industries in the state.
3. Presently engaged in the Exploration of base metals & high value minerals.