Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today issued a notification for auction of 10 mineral blocks.
The notification has been issued by the Directorate of Mines for online auction of seven iron ore blocks and three blocks of iron ore and manganese for the purpose of granting mining leases.
The seven iron ore blocks are Nuagaon, Thakurani, Jilling-Langalota, Jaribahal, Roida-II, Jururi and Ganua.
Besides, the Siljora-Kalimati, Narayanposhi and Mahulsukha iron and manganese blocks have also been put on auction.
Odisha is the largest producer of iron ore and other non-ferrous minerals in the country.