Iron Ore Project

Kanjamalai in Salem and Kavuthimalai and Vediappanmalai in Thiruvannamalai Districts of Tamil Nadu have low grade iron ore deposits . Mine able reservwes at Kanjamalai is estimated @ 75 million tonnes and at Kavuthimalai and Vediappanmalai @ 35 million tonnes. Tamil Nadu Iron Ore Mining Corporation Ltd. (TIMCO) a joint venture company of TIDCO and Jindal Vijayanagar Steel Limited is implementing the iron ore project at Kanjamalai , Salem District and at Kavuthimalai, Vediappanmalai at Thiruvannamalai Districts at a project cost of Rs.400 crores.

TIMCO is taking necessary steps to get the following approvals/clearances from State and Central Government for mining activities:

  1. Mining lease under Mineral Concession Rule 1960 from Department of Mining, Government of India
  2. NOC under Air & Water Act/from Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
  3. Clearance from Ministry of Forest under Section (2) of Forest (Conservation) Act 1980 for carrying out mining activity in the reserved forests.

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