Geology and Mines

To contribute to sustainable socio-economic development through geo-scientific studies and scientific management of mineral resources in the kingdom.
  • Develop mineral resources compatible with the social, environment, cultural heritage and economic policy of the Royal Government of Bhutan; 
  • Provide input for national development and social welfare to the citizens of Bhutan by opening up avenue for investment and employment; and
  • Apply geo-scientific knowledge and techniques in mitigation and risk reduction associated with geohazards, thereby improving the resilience of the community. 
  • Formulate policy, regulations and strategy, and provide technical advisories
  • Conduct geological mapping of mineral resources and conduct geoscientific studies
  • Oversee, control, lease and regulate mineral resources, mining and geoscientific activities 
  • Maintain data and information on mineral resources, mining and geoscientific activities