Mines and Geology

A) About the Department :

The Department of Mines and Geology is entrusted with both promotional and regulatory functions for overall development of mineral sector and also collection of mineral revenue to the State chequer. Mines and Geology Department is responsible for ensuring the State’s resources sector is developed and managed responsibility for the benefit of the State. The Department works with its stakeholders to make Andhra Pradesh the destination of choice for responsible resources exploration, development and revenue generation and double digit growth in economy. Its engagement strategies facilitate opportunities for stakeholders to provide input so the department can meet community expectations. The Department of mines and Geology  providing a range of services in the regulation of exploration and mining, and strong community engagement. The ADMG concerned is entrusted with both promotional and regularity functions for overall all development of mineral sector and collection of mineral revenue to the State exchequer in their jurisdiction.

B) The main functions of this department are as detailed below:

  • Regulating Mineral Revenue to the Government exchequer.
  • Enforcement of permit system.
  • Processing of Mineral concession applications for the grant of Mining lease, Prospecting Licence and Quarry leases.
  • Inspection of working and non-working Mines & quarries as per Act and Rules.
  • Arrest of illicit Mining and Transportation of minerals.
  • Inspection of Mineral Based Industries and advise to entrepreneurs.
  • Submission of proposals for collection of M.R. arrears under R.R. Act.
  • Finalisation of M.R. assessments and preparation of D.C.B.
  • Field (Mineral) investigation.

C) Geological importance and Mineral wealth of Kadapa District:

Geologically, the Kadapa district forms a part of south-western and southern part of Cuddapah Basin which is named after the town “Kadapa” where the Cuddapah Systems of rocks best developed. Kadapa is endowed with number of minerals such as Barytes, Limestone, Asbestos, Quartz, Quartzite, Ochere, Clay, Steatite, Uranium, Granite, Limestone slabs(black), Dimensional and Building stones.

D) Organogram :

Under the Directorate of Mines and Geolgoy, Kadapa district having the following offices of Mines and Geology.

1) Jurisdiction of O/o the Zonal Joint Director of Mines and Geology :Kadapa Region :

  1. Kadapa Region :
    1. Kadapa
    2. Yerraguntla
    3. Chittoor
    4. Palamaner
  2. Kurnool Region :
    1. Kurnool
    2. Banagapalli
    3. Anantapur
    4. Tadipathri

2) Jurisdiction of O/o the Deputy Director of Mines and Geology :

  1. Kadapa Region :
    1. Kadapa
    2. Yerraguntla
    3. Chittoor
    4. Palamaner

3) Jurisdiction of O/o the Assistant Directors of Mines and Geology :

1. Jurisdiction of O/o the ADMG, Kadapa ( 33 Mandals ) :

Mandals :

    1. Kadapa
    2. Bharakarapeta
    3. Sidhout
    4. Rajampeta
    5. Obulavaripalli
    6. Kodur
    7. Pullampeta
    8. B.Mattam
    9. Chennur
    10. Chitvel
    11. Galiveedu
    12. Gopavaram
    13. Kalasapadu
    14. Porumamilla
    15. L.R.Palle
    16. S.Mydukur
    17. S.A.K.N
    18. Rayachoty
    19. Sambepalli
    20. T.Sundupalli
    21. Veeraballe
    22. C.K.Dinne
    23.  Ramapuram
    24. Chakrayapeta
    25. Pendlimarri
    26. Vontimitta
    27. Atlur
    28. Nandalur
    29. Chinnamandem
    30. Vallur
    31. B.Kodur
    32. Penagalur
    33. Khajipeta

2. Jurisdiction of O/o the ADMG, Yerraguntla ( 18 Mandals ) :
Mandals :

    1. Mylavaram
    2. Kondapuram
    3. Peddamudiam
    4. Jammalamadugu
    5. Muddanur
    6. Simhadripuram
    7. Lingala
    8. Thondur
    9. Pulivendula
    10. Vempalli
    11. V.N.Palli
    12. Yerraguntla
    13. Proddatur
    14. Chapadu
    15. Duvvur
    16. Kamalapuram
    17. Rajupalem
    18. Vemula

E) Staff pattern :

Sl.No. Name of the Post No. of Posts in Office of the ZJDMG No. of Posts in Office of the DDMG No. of Posts in Office of the ADMG, Kadapa No. of Posts in Office of the ADMG, Yerraguntla
1 Zonal Joint Director of Mines & Geology 1
2 Deputy Director of Mines & Geology 1
3 Asst. Director of Mines & Geology 1 1
4 Assistant Geologist 1 1 1
5 Mineral Revenue Officer 1
6 Royalty Inspector 3 2 1 1
7 Superintendent 1 1 1
8 Supervisor 1
9 Senior Assistant 1 1 1
10 Technical Assistant 3 2 1
11 Surveyor 1 2
12 Junior Assistant 1 1 1
13 Typist 1

F) Schemes / Activities / Action Plan :

It is submitted that this Department is not implementing any schemes to the

Public. This Department is only revenue generation Department.

G) Targets and Achievements :

Sl.No. Year Target Achievement %
1 2010-11 126.62 124.54 98%
2 2011-12 164.37 131.38 80%
3 2012-13 167.02 139.12 83%
4 2013-14 157.85 123.13 78%
5 2014-15 176.57 109.99 62%
6 2015-16 161.33 286.28 177%
7 2016-17 180.13 203.78 113%
8 2017-18 189.00 147.07 78%

H) Leases list as on 31.07.2018 :

Mineral type Name of Mineral   ADMG, KADAPA  ADMG, YERRAGUNTLA
1 Iron Ore 10 1
 2 Limestone 4 19
 3 Uranium 0 1
Sub-Total – I 14 21
II) Minor Minerals :
1 Barytes 13 71
2 Clay Others 8 1
3 Laterite 1
4 Quartz 17
5 Dolomite 1 6
6 Yellow Ochre 11
7 Quartzite 5
8 Pyrophillite 3
9 Feldspar 4
10 Serpentine 1 1
11 Steatite 1
12 Black Granite Cum. 7 1
13 Colour Granite Cum. 12
14 Marble / Cbm 5 1
15 Gravel 1
16 RM & BS  / Cum 56 22
17 Napaslabs 25
18 RM&BS & Dimensional Stone 3 6
19 White Shale / Ocher 1 2
Sub-Total-II 133 153
GRAND TOTAL ( I + II ) 147 174

I.  Contact details of the employees :

A detailed list of Employees along with their contact numbers are shown below:-

Sl. No. Designation O/o. DDM&G, Kadapa O/o. ADM&G, Kadapa O/o. ADM&G, Yerraguntla
1. Dy. Director 9100688817 —- —-
2. Asst. Director —- 9100688847 9100679993
3. Asst. Geologist (RMS) 9100688447 —- —-
4. Asst. Geologist —- 9100678986 9100678987
5. Royalty Inspector (RMS) 9100688335 —- —-
6. Royalty Inspector 9100688336 9100687775 9100687778

J. HoD department websites:

The official website of the Mines & Geology Department is www.mines.ap.gov.in.