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Critical Minerals Summit

Critical Minerals Summit:

The Ministry of Mines will hold a two day “Critical Minerals Summit: Enhancing Beneficiation and Processing Capabilities” in New Delhi.

  • Critical Minerals Summit is organised by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, in collaboration with the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (Shakti), the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD).
  • It is designed to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and drive innovation in the field of critical mineral beneficiation and processing.
  • It will bring together a diverse array of Indian and international stakeholders, including industry leaders, startups, government officials, scientists, academics and policy experts.
  • It will address the increasing demand for Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) required for renewable energy systems and electric vehicles as part of India’s strategic development goals.
  • The Ministry of Mines has identified eight key minerals for focus at the summit, including Glauconite (Potash), Lithium – Rare Earth Elements (Laterite), Chromium, Platinum Group, Graphite, Tungsten associated with Graphite, Rare Earths (RE) and Vanadium associated with Graphite.