coal mining meghalaya

  • Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

    Shillong: The Supreme Court judgment on July 3, 2019, by Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph, on Meghalaya rat-hole coal mining is an unparalleled indictment of the claim of the tribes of Meghalaya as represented by the Autonomous District Councils (ADC) that they have unrestrained rights to exploit their lands, including for mining coal.

  • NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal

    2020. 9. 3.· “The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly did not remain untouched with the prevailing corruption in the coal episode and after much hue and cry the home minister James Sangma had to resign,” Sharma said in his petition. 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

  • Pay for using illegally mined coal, Meghalaya tells cement

    2020. 8. 21.· The Meghalaya government has asked the cement companies in the State to pay ₹614 crore for using illegally-mined coal and evading tax. Officials in the State could not provide specific data, but

  • Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on

    2019. 8. 15.· Meghalaya Chief Minister Praises Supreme Court Verdict On Coal Mining. India News Press Trust of India Thursday August 15, 2019 . Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday praised

  • SC verdict on coal mining people's victory: Meghalaya CM

    2019. 8. 15.· SHILLONG: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

  • Meghalaya suspends rat-hole coal mining

    Noting that such activity has created an “alarming situation” in Meghalaya, the bench chaired by Justice P Jyothimani on April 17 this year directed the chief secretary of Meghalaya and the state director general of police to ensure that rat-hole mining/illegal mining and illegal transport of the illegally mined coal is stopped forthwith throughout the state.

  • Meghalaya Coal Mine News: Latest News and Updates on

    2019. 7. 20.· Meghalaya CM Congrad Sangma Meets Coal India Officials to Strategise Auction of 32 lakh tonnes of Stock. The Supreme Court, while lifting the ban on coal mining imposed by the NGT, had directed the handing over of all extracted coal as assessed by the state to CIL for proper disposal. Purbasha Bhattacharjee, July 20, 2019, 11:32 pm explore: India

  • 2018 Meghalaya mining accident Wikipedia

    The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, 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 water after they cut into an adjacent mine which was full of water from the nearby Lytein river.

  • India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

    2020. 8. 31.· Coal Mining Claims Another Region. Like the incredible ecological ruin that is occurring in many of the world’s other fossil energy development regions — West Virginia’s mountaintop removal strip mines, the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, and Nigeria’s polluted coastal oil drilling region — coal mines are laying waste to Meghalaya.

  • STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS OF

    2009. 1. 23.· Coal mining in Meghalaya The Jaintia Hills, one of the seven districts of Meghalaya occupies the eastern part of the state. It covers an area of 3819 Km2 which is 17.03% of the total geographical area of the state. The Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya is a major coal producing area with an estimated coal reserve of about 40 million tonnes.

  • Social activists urge Supreme Court to ban coal mining in

    The report also rubbishes claims that the ban on mining has hurt the livelihoods of poor indigenous people as it claims only a few rich people benefitted from mining.

  • SC verdict on coal mining people's victory: Meghalaya

    2019. 8. 15.· SHILLONG: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

  • (PDF) Coal Mining in Meghalaya -an environmental

    Coal Mining in Meghalaya -an environmental perspective. Book Ranigunj coalfield (India) has been facing significant problems due to subsidence as a result of underground mining of coal seams.

  • Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and Geology

    2017. 10. 30.· Department of Mining and Geology, Government of Meghalaya. Minerals of Meghalaya. The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a number of valuable minerals such as coal, limestone, kaolin, clay, granite, glass-sand and uranium.

  • Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra's Blog

    2013. 5. 6.· Coal mining has a long history in the state of Meghalaya; the first coalmines were opened over 30 years ago. Today, Meghalaya is one of the largest coal producing states in India, and the largest in the north-east region. According to the Department of mining & Geology of the Govt. of Meghalaya, there are around 600 million tones of coal reserves (mainly tertiary) in Meghalaya with an annual

  • Meghalaya allows mining for domestic purpose, barred

    2020. 5. 2.· The NGT had banned unscientific and ecologically unsafe rat-hole mining of coal in Meghalaya though it intermittently allowed transportation of already mined coal from time to time. Rat-hole mining involves digging of narrow tunnels, usually 3-4 feet high, for workers to enter and extract coal.The horizontal tunnels are often termed “rat-holes”, as each just about fits one person.

  • Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in

    As noted by O.P. Singh, “coal mining in Meghalaya has benefited the people and the state and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area. However, it also (is) a bare fact that the benefit of coal mining is going to a small group of people, whereas a majority are excluded to share the benefit due to various reasons.

  • Coal mining ban in Meghalaya

    Coal mining ban in Meghalaya. The Northeast Today reported that while attempts to pressurise the government, both at the centre and the state to lift the ban on coal mining imposed by the National

  • STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS OF MEGHALAYA

    2009. 1. 23.· Coal mining in Meghalaya The Jaintia Hills, one of the seven districts of Meghalaya occupies the eastern part of the state. It covers an area of 3819 Km2 which is 17.03% of the total geographical area of the state. The Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya is a major coal producing area with an estimated coal reserve of about 40 million tonnes.

  • Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal

    2020. 7. 22.· Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine. Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rat-hole coal pits in a remote mining area near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry, officials said on Saturday. Oct 12, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

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