Mines and Geology

Brief note on functions of the Asst. Director of Mines & Geology Office,Visakhapatnam.

In Visakhapatnam District, mining and quarry operations are being regulated by two offices viz., the Asst. Director of Mines & Geology, Visakhapatnam and Asst. Director of Mines & Geology, Anakapalli under the control of the Dy. Director of Mines and Geology, Visakhapatnam. The jurisdiction of ADMG, Visakhapatnam is over 22 Mandals.

The details are as follows:

Anandapuram Anathagiri Araku Valley Atchutapuram
Bheemunipatnam Chinagadili Chodavaram Cheedikada
Devarapalli Dumbriguda Gajuwaka Hukumpet
K.Kotapadu Padmanabham Pendurthy Parawada
Pedagantyada Paderu Rambilli Sabbavaram
Madugula Visakhapatnam

This office looks after promotional and regulatory functions for overall development of mineral sector and also collection of mineral revenue to the State Exchequer i.e. processing of Mineral Concession applications for leasing out of mineral bearing areas.

This office processes Minor Mineral Concession applications received through Mee Seva from the entrepreneurs for grant of minerals. After proper scrutiny and receipt of No Objection Certificate from Revenue/ Forest, then conducting survey and inspection on the area and then necessary proposals will be submitted for grant of various minerals. LOI will be issued to the prospective applicant to submit Approved Mining Plan, together with Environmental Clearance from Ministry of Mines, CFO from APPCB for the proposed quarrying in the applied area. Then final grant order will be issued by the granting authority.


The jurisdiction of the Asst. Director of Mines and Geology, Visakhapatnam is having the following MLs/QLs under operation.

Sl. No. Type of Mineral No. of Leases Quartz/ Quatzite Laterite Calcite Clay Colour Granite RM& BS Gravel/BS



2 Minor 162 9 1 8 0 41 61 42



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

This Department is only revenue generation Department

Mineral Revenue Target 75.00 Crores fixed by the Govt. for the year 2019-20 and Achievements of AD MG VSP:

Targets and Achievement upto 15th August, 2019 is as follows:

Sl.No. Mineral Target (Rs. in crores) Ach’ment (Rs..inCrores) % of Ach’ment
1 Major Mineral 0.00 0.00 0.00
2 Minor Mineral 21.02 12.78 60.79
  Total 21.02 12.78 60.79




Name of the Employee Designations Mobile Number
1 Dr. R.Thammu Naidu Asst. Director 9100688821
2 Sri SPK Malleswasra Rao Asst. Geologist  


3 Sri J.Ravi Varma Royalty Inspector 9100684441
4 Sri K.Manikyalu Rao Technical Assistant-1 9676263583
5 Sri B.Ravindra Technical Assistant-2 8143505024
1 Smt. S.Subhashini Superintendent 9949456743
2 Sri K.Appa Rao Chainman 9959490336
3 Sri D.Neelakanteswara Rao Jr. Assistant 9949482513

Office of the Asst.Director of Mines & Geology, Visakhapatnam Land Phone No.0891-2552659

Mail ID:

PIO: Dr. R.Thammu Naidu, Asst. Director of Mines & Geology, Visakhapatnam Mobile No.9100688821

APIO: Sri SPK Malleswasra Rao, Asst. Geologist  Mobile No. 9100688551