Top 5 Gold Producing States in India

Gold Production India

India's vibrant landscape of gold production revolves around key regions that play a pivotal role in the nation's wealth of this precious metal. These top contributors lead the way, shaping the country's gold reserves and economic impact.

1. Karnataka 

Gold producing state with 103.84 million tonnes of estimated reserves. Major mines include Hutti and Raichur, contributing over 80% of India's gold.

2. Andhra Pradesh 

Second highest producer with 37,025 kgs of gold so far. Rich in minerals, prominent districts include Anantapur, Chittoor, and Kurnool.

3. Jharkhand 

Third on the list, possesses 40% of India's mineral capacity. Mines like Kunderkocha and Lava Gold contribute to gold production.

4. Kerala 

Reserves mainly found in alluvial form in Malappuram and Palakkad districts. 

5. Himachal Pradesh 

Contributes  modestly, gold sourced from rivers in Shimla and Bilaspur

Bihar, despite having significant gold ore resources, ranks sixth due to challenges in extraction, with many reserves located in Naxalite-affected regions.

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