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The estimated coal deposits of 560 million tonnes in Meghalaya are found along the southern fringe of the Shillong plateau extending over a length of 400 km. These deposits are spread over 20

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  • THE MEGHALAYA COAL MINING CASE- AN OVERVIEW

    THE MEGHALAYA COAL MINING CASE- AN OVERVIEW

    Sep 28, 2020 The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine, in the Indian state of Meghalaya. While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 15 continued till 2 March 2019.The miners were trapped inside the coal mine at a depth of around 370 feet (112 meters) in Jaintia Hills district. The tunnel the miners were in flooded with

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  • Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after 7 years of

    Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after 7 years of

    Sep 25, 2021 The Ministry of Coal had on May 6 allowed the start of mining in Meghalaya by approving five coal mining applications submitted by the state government. The approval was given after two months of framing of the Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) for Coal Mining in Meghalaya, 2021 by the state government. The Ministry of Coal finally granted leases to two of the five applicants, officials

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  • Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya

    Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya

    Sep 27, 2021 Illegal rat-hole coal mining is allegedly rampant in the state despite the ban by the NGT. There have been a series of accidents in the coal mines of Meghalaya

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  • National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    May 17, 2015 National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya. These Slides give us an overview on the coal mining in the Indian State of Meghalaya and also deals with the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010. Captive consumption means goods are not sold but is consumed by the factory itself. Ministry of Labour & Indian Bureau of Mines:- All mining Labour

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  • Meghalaya To Renew Coal Mining Activities Despite

    Meghalaya To Renew Coal Mining Activities Despite

    Sep 29, 2021 MEGHALAYA: In April 2014 the National Green Tribunal had imposed a ban on rat-hole coal mining adjudged ‘dangerous’ for both humans and the environment. It may be recalled that persistent illegal minings in remote areas over the preceding years have led to multiple deaths— 15 coal miners in 2018 were killed when water flooded the coal tunnels and with the advent of 2021 to have

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  • Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after seven years

    Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after seven years

    Sep 24, 2021 Coal Mining Leases Granted In Meghalaya After Seven Years Of Ban Mining leases for three coal blocks were granted in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills by the Union Coal Ministry in a major boost for the sector in the state after a ban was imposed by the Nation Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2014, officials said on Friday

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  • An Economic Perspective on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    An Economic Perspective on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    Aug 20, 2014 Unlike elsewhere in the country, coal mining in Meghalaya is a private owned economic activity generating negative externalities for which the perpetrators -coal miners- are not being made to pay or compensate for these costs. This results in coal being produced at an output level much higher than what would have been if the coal miners would

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  • Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death-trap

    Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death-trap

    Jan 07, 2019 East Jaintia Hills/Shillong, Meghalaya: It’s an open secret.Despite the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014, illegal rat-hole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of

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  • Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya, but

    Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya, but

    Dec 24, 2019 Given that the coal-mining land was under private and community ownership, India’s national overseer, Coal India, never regulated mining in Meghalaya as it does elsewhere in the country

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  • NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA TODAY

    NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA TODAY

    Mar 25, 2015 NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will finally pronounce its orders today on transportation of the extracted coal as well as reopening of coal mining in the state of Meghalaya after three days of hearing and deliberation on the matter. “The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has heard all parties on the ban and after three days will provide its set of new orders to be carried out

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  • Terror in the Coal Mines of North-East India — Jamhoor

    Terror in the Coal Mines of North-East India — Jamhoor

    Aug 17, 2021 A year before the NGT ban on rat-hole coal mining, it was reported that there were an estimated 15000-35000 migrant workers in the coal mining areas of Meghalaya. Anthropologist Dolly Kikon and sociologist Duncan McDuie-Ra suggest that migrant numbers are difficult to determine because of undocumented migrants who arrive in Meghalaya from other

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  • NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal

    NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal

    Sep 03, 2020 While seeking NGT’s intervention to stop illegal coal mining and action against those perpetuating the unlawful activities, Sharma reminded the green court on its order imposing a complete ban on “rat hole mining” in Meghalaya and thereafter on the basis of several recommendations of the committee constituted by it, the tribunal issued many directions to check “rat hole mining” and

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  • Governance Settlements and Transitions in Indigenous

    Governance Settlements and Transitions in Indigenous

    Jun 11, 2020 Governance Settlements and Transitions in Indigenous Areas of Limited Statehood: The Case of Coalmining in Meghalaya Jacob Vakkayil Business & Society 0

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  • Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of

    Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of

    May 25, 2016 Swer S, Singh OP (2004) Status of water quality in coal mining areas of Meghalaya, India. In: National seminar on environmental engineering with special emphasis on mining environment. NSEEME, 19–20 March, Dhanbad, India. pp 26–33. Tiwary RK (2001) Environmental impact of coal mining on water regime and its management

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