Jaipur, Feb 7 (PTI) State department of mines, Rajasthan has signed a tripartite agreement with Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited and National Mineral Exploration Limited for evaluating seven blocks of copper and gold reserves in Udaipur.Also Read - 21 Differently-Abled Couples to Tie Knot at Mass Wedding in Udaipur, Will Endorse 'Say No To Dowry' Campaign

The agreement also involves exploring possibilities of two blocks of base metal and silver in Bhilwara and one block of iron ore in Jhunjhunu district. Also Read - Gold Price Today, 31 May 2021: Check 22, 24-carat Gold Price in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore And Other Cities

Following exploration, mines will be auctioned. Also Read - Gold Rate Today, 17 May 2021: Gold Prices Remain Steady. Check Revised Rates in Your City

The agreement was signed by state director of mines and geology, D S Maru, general manager of MECL, Yogeshan Sharma and deputy director general of NMET, M Koshy John in presence of principal secretary (mines) of state government Aparna Arora.

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