The Department is having facilities for - rock drilling and testing, blast monitoring and analysis and mine environmental monitoring. The Department is equipped with sophisticated survey equipments and gas testing chamber. Further, software’s for mining applications such as Surpac for mine planning and design, Reliasoft for reliability assessment of machinery, J.K.Sim Blast for blast design, Slide for slope stability analysis are also available in the Department. The Department consists of a working model of vertical shaft in Mine Environmental Engineering Laboratory and an Underground Model Mine equipped with belt conveyor and rope haulage system.
During the last three years i.e. 2010-13, the following new facilities/equipments have been added to the departmental infrastructure.


Rock Mechanics Laboratory
Drilling & Blasting Laboratory
Mine Environmental Engineering Laboratory
Mineral Processing Laboratory
Mine Planning & Design Laboratory
Mine Surveying Laboratory


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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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