Minister of State for Geology and Mining Gayatri Prasad Prajapati claimed that gold reserves had been located in Chopan area of Sonbhadra. Research and analysis was going on at two places since 2001. One of them has 0.33 gram gold per tonne of mineral. The analysis report for the second place is awaited.
Gold reserves located in Sonbhadra: Ministerhttps://indianexpress.com/article/cities/lucknow/gold-reserves-located-in-sonbhadra-minister/