coal mining project work in meghalaya

'Charges of coal scam a political ploy' - The Shillong Times

SHILLONG, April 22: Despite being caught in a turbulent wave of censure, dissent and reproach, the state government continues to remain in a state of denial as far as illegal mining and transportation of coal is concerned. It has maintained that the numerous accusations by political parties are a political ploy to criticise the government. The ...



Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya's Moolamylliang

Moolamylliang used to be one such village until the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned hazardous rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya in April 2014 and set a time limit for transporting the coal already mined till that time. Though the NGT ban did not stop illegal mining in the district, it helped Moolamylliang reform. In the northeast, coal ...



Indicate readiness to check illegal coal mining ...

Shillong: The Meghalaya High Court has asked CISF to indicate its readiness to check illegal mining and transportation of coal in the north eastern state. The direction was passed by the full bench of the HC headed by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee while hearing a public interest litigation on Monday.




Meghalaya to take up with Centre coal mining resumption issue

The Meghalaya cabinet today approved a proposal made by the Mining and Geology department to exclusively follow up with different ministries of the Centre to ensure that coal mining resumed in the state at the earliest. The cabinet also stressed on the need to prevail upon the NGT (National Green Tribunal) in its July 7 sitting that it (government) is committed to bring coal mining activity ...


Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in Meghalaya ...

This trend of privatization of land has focused attention on the negative effects of mining on agriculture, but also on the environment and the health of the local population. 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.


Scientific coal mining in Meghalaya expected to start this ...

Scientific coal mining in Meghalaya expected to start this year: CM PTI 16 March, 2022 10:15 pm IST A- A+ Shillong, Mar 16 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday informed the Assembly that scientific coal mining in the state is expected to start this year.





WIll find out Meghalaya coal ban solution in 8 months: BJP

The BJP today slammed the Congress-led government's 'failure' to come up with a plan for restoring coal mining in Meghalaya in three years and vowed to find a comprehensive solution within eight months, if elected to power in 2018 assembly election. "If voted to power, we are making a commitment to work with all the stakeholders including environmentalists and come to a comprehensive solution ...



Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya's Moolamylliang

Moolamylliang, a village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, is making progress in becoming a greener place amid abandoned pits from the rat-hole mining. Key Points Background: The Jaintia Coal Miners and Dealers' Association claims there are around 60,000 coal mines across 360 villages in East Jaintia Hills district.




Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and Geology

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. The table below gives information about various mineral resources of the State. Cherrapunjee, Mawlong, Ishamati, Shella, Komorrah, Borsora, Bagli in Khasi Hills ...


Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods: Meghalaya

Coal mining in Meghalaya is small scale and an unorganized venture controlled by individuals, who own the land. However, collectively coal mining engages thousands of people in mining and mining-related activities spread in wide areas of all three Hills Regions of the State.




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