India identifies key minerals for domestic manufacturing industry success

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

The Indian government has identified 12 critical minerals likely to power the growth of the country’s manufacturing sector and to play a significant role in the success of the ‘Make in India’ programme – an initiative launched by prime minister Narendra Modi to encourage manufacturing companies to choose India as a base.

15.00 The Indian Ministry of Mines has classified 12 critical minerals, including heavy and light rare earths, as likely to play an important role in the development of the country's domestic manufacturing sector as part of the government's 'Make in India’ initiative. The list is the outcome of a study...

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