Q. “Bhatin, Narwapahar and Turamdih” are famous for which of the following?

[A] Bauxite mines

[B] Limestone mines

[C] Mica mines

[D] Uranium mines

Answer: D


  • Jaduguda in Singhbhum Thrust Belt (in the state of Jharkhand, formerly part of Bihar) is the first uranium deposit to be discovered in the country in 1951.
  • The discovery of uranium at Jaduguda in this belt paved the way for intensive exploration work and soon a few more deposits were brought to light in this area.
  • Some of these deposits like Bhatin, Narwapahar and Turamdih are well known uranium mines of the country.

Source: NCERT – XII