Government of India
Department of Atomic Energy
The prime mandate of Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research is to identify and evaluate uranium resources required for the successful implementation of Atomic Energy program of the country. For implementing this important task investigations are taken up across the length and breadth of the country from Regional Exploration & Research Centres located at New Delhi , Bengaluru, Jamshedpur, Shillong, Jaipur, Nagpur and Hyderabad (Headquarter & South Central Region). The Directorate is presently employing latest technology viz. Time Domain EM system along with gamma-ray spectrometer and magnetometer for airborne geophysical surveys, and multi-disciplinary field operations viz. geological, geophysical, Geo-chemical surveys on regional as well as detailed scale and drilling activities by induction of state of the art hydrostatic rigs. The laboratories, to support the field investigations, are equally well equipped with latest facilities viz. Mineralogy-Petrology-Geochronology Group with WDXRF, EPMA and Chemistry Group with ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and these labs have recently acquired SX 100 EPMA, EDXRF and TIMS. The Directorate also has Beach-sands & Offshore, Rare metal and rare earth Investigations Groups and very well equipped Physics and Instrumentation Groups.
All Enquiries may be addressed to The Director, AMD / DAE, AMD Complex, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500 016 (INDIA)
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