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GSI discovery makes India 7th largest Lithium resource-rich country

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has for the first time established availability of Lithium inferred resources of 5.9 million tonnes in Salal-Hamaina area of Reasi in Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir - a discovery of strategic importance which will go a long way in solving shortage of Lithium, key component of Lithium-ion batteries used in electrical vehicles (EVs) and other chargeable instruments. The discovery makes India as having the seventh largest resource of Lithium globally. It'll, however, take time to convert it to reserves.

February 10, 2023

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