Serving the Nation


Mehmood Khan

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Throughout the evolution of our system, facilitating our citizens has always been the core mandate of our government where needs and concerns of the citizens have been given utmost priority regardless of the socio-economic conditions that have prevailed. Supporting the same vision, we believe in facilitating our citizens by considering their valuable participation through consultation and involvement by giving weight to their suggestions.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is blessed with varieties of natural resources, as each district is famous for its signature minerals. With the merger of new districts, new frontiers has been opened for the investment in KP’s Mineral Sector.

The KP’s Minerals Team has been instructed to to bring in all the help needed to Investor and play a vital role in starting new ventures. I welcome you all to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and wishes you best of luck and thank you for taking interest in KP’s Minerals sector investment.

Mehmood Khan
Arif Ahmadzai
Arif Ahmadzai
Special Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Minerals Development

Arif Ahmad Zai

Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Minerals Development

Under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the guidance of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, In my department, a new regime has been introduced which ensures transparency and ease of doing business through effective implementation of the legal and regulatory framework. The overall goals can be expressed in terms of broad-based development, growth, poverty reduction and significant improvement in governance culture of the province and country. In the end, I would like to thank all the stakeholders, mine owners association, members of the mineral working group and academia for their constant feed backs to improve the mining sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

This change in the system has been resulted in increase in interest of investors in mineral sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Special provisions has been made in Law to facilitate both local and international investors. In order to maintain and protect mineral sector investments, a comprehensive critical review of mining and related rules and regulations is in progress. As mining have a major impact on environment, I urge the mining sector to take advantage of the technological jump toward facilitating modern mining including much improved environmental stewardship of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa mineral resources.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Divisional Mineral Profile

KP Mineral Profile Map
Applications Processed
Granted Mineral Titles
Safety Inspection Conducted
Scholarship Awarded

Revenue of Minerals Department

Revenue Achievement

of Minerals Development Department

Minerals Development Department is struggling hard since last decade to improve revenue generation and boost economic activity. Resultant to continuous legal and institutional reform has paved way to touch the un-precedented revenue figure of 5.0 billion in the FY 2021.

Policy & Rules

State of the Art e-Government Mining Cadastre System has been deployed since July, 2021

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa e-Government Mining Cadastre Portal

KP Government is keen to ensure the provision of equitable opportunities and an enabling business environment for both local, international and foreign direct investments.

The Mining Cadastre Portal provides an e-Government platform for all stakeholders in the mineral sector to engage directly with the MDD. The aim of the Portal is to ensure international standards of transparency with an emphasis on improving the ease of doing business in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

How to Apply for a Mineral Title

Attached Departments

Inspectorate of Mines

Directorate General Mines & Minerals

Commissionorate of Mines


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