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The Thar desert in its underbelly contains millions of tonnes of oil and natural gas and in a few years from now, the desert region is expected to witness a boom with a lot of economic activities taking place. Thar desert in western Rajasthan is emerging as the next energy hub of country. The region has rich deposits of oil, gas, lignite coal, coal bed methane and to top it all, solar and wind energy. . Shall we expect our country prosper with this ?

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Asked by venkatesaldevarajan, 31 Mar '10 03:14 pm
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Rajasthan is pre-eminent in quarrying and mining in India. The Taj Mahal was built from the white marble which was mined from a town called Makrana in Nagaur district. The state is the second largest source of cement in India. It has rich salt deposits at Sambhar. Jodhpur sandstone is mostly used in monuments, important buildings, residential buildings, etc. This stone is termed "chittar patthar". Jodhpur has lso got mines of red stone locally known as ghatu patthar used in building work. Sand stone is found in Jodhpur and Naguar districts. Jalore is biggest centre of granite processing units.
Lignite coal deposits are there at places Giral, Kapuradi, Jalipa, Bhadka in Barmer district; Plana, Gudha, Bithnok, Barsinghpur, Mandla Charan, Raneri Hadla in Bikaner district and Kasnau, Merta, Lunsar etc in Nagaur district. Lignite based Thermal power plant has been established at Giral in Barmer district. Jindal group is working on 1080 Megawatt power project in private sector at village Bh ...more
Answered by Jaya Mali, 02 Apr '10 02:10 pm

 
  
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Yes we shall
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 31 Mar '10 03:15 pm

 
  
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Yes if the discoveries are in abundance.
Answered by Tough Nut, 29 Nov '13 11:48 am

 
  
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Great news.If this happens this would be a great boon to the country. Let us hope and pray this would come true.
Answered by Good Citizen, 16 Aug '12 09:11 am

 
  
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Surely
it is rich
Answered by anil garg, 05 Feb '11 01:56 am

 
  
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