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Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya Shillong News

There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspen

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Meghalaya flooded 'rat-hole' mine rescue Congress calls

26.12.2018 · Meghalaya Flooded 'rat-hole' Mine Rescue Congress Calls For Operation To Save 15 Trapped Miners To Be Expedited Accidents & Disasters Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala has called for the operation to rescue 15 miners who are trapped in a flooded 'rat-hole' mine in Meghalaya to be expedited, accusing the Modi government of having a belated response

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Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal rat-hole-mining

Rathole mining is technically simpler done by the tribals of Meghalaya. The National Green Tribunal banned rat-hole mining in Jaintia Hills from April 2014 because of the severe environmental impact. Mining menace in Meghalaya. Coal mining, once the driver of Meghalaya's economy, was proscribed in the state by the NGT since 2014.

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Child Labour Situation in Coal Mines, Pits & Rat Holes of

Child Labour Situation in Coal Mines, Pits & Rat Holes of Jaintia Hills, MEGHALAYA Also Visit of NCPCR Team to the Health Centre and Anganwadi Centre in Jaintia Hills and the Children Home-cum Observation Home for in Shillong (from 17th to 20th May 2012) Visit Report By Dr. Yogesh Dube & Sh. Vinod Kumar Tikoo, Members, NCPCR

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Meghalaya 13 miners feared dead after trapped in "Rat

At least 13 miners are feared dead after they got trapped in an illegal coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalya

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Worse Than The Plague A News18 Photo Essay

Mominul is one of the miners who is trapped inside the 'rat hole'. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned 'rat hole' coal mines in 2014, and retained the ban in 2015, on grounds of it being unscientific and unsafe for workers. However, in large parts of Meghalaya 'rat holes' are still operative.

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Rat hole mining in Meghalaya Glean out the right news

What is rat hole mining? Rat hole mining is the term used for coal mining technique practised in the North-eastern region of India, mainly Meghalaya by tribal communities. It is a primitive and hazardous method of mining, with tunnels that are only 3-4 feet in diameter (hence, rat-hole), leading to pits ranging from 5-100 sq. mt deep.

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Meghalaya's mining quandary No rat-hole mine is

30.01.2019 · Anyone who has seen a rat-hole coal mine up-close would have known that the chances of survival of the 15 miners trapped in a mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills was slim once the

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Rat Hole Mining Drishti IAS

Despite a ban, rat-hole mining remains a prevalent practice for coal mining in Meghalaya, where a mine has recently collapsed. Rat hole mining involves digging of very small tunnels, usually only 3-4 feet high, which workers (often children) enter and extract coal.; The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned it in 2014, on grounds of it being unscientific and unsafe for workers.

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Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya despite NGT ban

Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya despite NGT ban. 12/27/2018 Comments Off on Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya despite NGT ban. Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, illegal practices continue unabated in the state, putting lives at risk every day.

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Rat-Hole in Meghalaya Whose coal is it anyways?

23.05.2014 · — Abhijit Deb The blanket ban on 'rat-hole' mining in Meghalaya, a procedure of coal mining, unique to the state have sparked off a raging debate in the tiny hilly state on the land use policy, in the far north eastern corner of the country. The primitive and unscientific mode of mining was banned by..

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Trapped for profit Rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya

This prepared the ground which was kept fertile by vested interests for rat-hole mining, which is thriving illegally in Meghalaya. Human cost of Rat-Hole coal mining. Rat-hole mining is a hazardous method of mining for coal, with tunnels that are only 3-4 feet in diameter, leading to pits ranging 10-300 sq. mt deep.

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Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal rat-hole-mining

Rathole mining is technically simpler done by the tribals of Meghalaya. The National Green Tribunal banned rat-hole mining in Jaintia Hills from April 2014 because of the severe environmental impact. Mining menace in Meghalaya. Coal mining, once the driver of Meghalaya's economy, was proscribed in the state by the NGT since 2014.

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13 Miners Trapped Inside Flooded Meghalaya's 'Rat Hole

15.12.2018 · New Delhi Thirteen miners still remain trapped in a flooded 370 feet-deep rat-hole (illegal mine) in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district even after two days of rescue efforts.The efforts to pump out the water have been continuing since Thursday but they have failed to yield any result so far. The thirteen trapped people are also feared dead, as officials again said on Friday that the

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Body extracted from flooded Meghalaya rathole coal mine

24.01.2019 · A body was extracted on Thursday from the flooded coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district where 15 miners were trapped inside since December 13.

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Survival chances of India 'rat-hole' miners 'dwindling'

But the water inside the mine is still rising. I personally see the survival chances dwindling," Kyrmen Shylla, Meghalaya's disaster management minister, said. The mine is an old, illegal so-called "rat-hole mine", common in Meghalaya but dangerous as the coal is pulled out from narrow, horizontal seams.

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2018 Meghalaya Legislative Assembly election Wikipedia

2018 Meghalaya Legislative Assembly election The National Green Tribunal banned rat-hole mining of coal in the state in 2014. Tribal groups across Meghalaya maintain that according to the sixth schedule of the Indian Constitution, they alone have the right to the coal under the hills.

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Meghalaya's rat-hole mining raises safety vs livelihood

Meghalaya's rat-hole mining raises safety vs livelihood debate The National Green Tribunal banned the practice of illegal rat hole mining in Meghalaya terming it to be 'unscientific and harmful'. However, the recent mining incident where 15 miners have been trapped since over three weeks reflects the symptomatic scheme of things.

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India's Meghalaya rat hole mine tragedy versus Thai cave

27.12.2018 · The Meghalaya incident has also highlighted how despite a ban by India's National Green Tribunal in 2014, dangerous rat hole mining continues illegally, thanks to corruption and a lack of

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Meghalaya miner Attempts to retrieve 2nd body from rat

Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Jan 27 (ANI) The Indian Navy Divers are trying to retrieve the second dead body detected from the rat hole to the main shaft, said a statement on Sunday.

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Several skeletons found in Meghalaya's illegal rat-hole

New Delhi The Indian Navy's underwater remotely operated vehicles Thursday found several skeletons in Meghalaya's collapsed rat-hole mine, where 15 miners have been trapped since 13 December, sources said. This came hours after a Navy rescue team detected the first body, 35 days after the mine collapsed.

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FOUR DEAD IN ABANDONED RAT-HOLE COAL MINE IN

Four persons were found dead in an abandoned rat-hole coal mine in Nagaland's Longleng district, Sunday, the police said. However, the exact circumstances of their presence at

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Rat Hole Mining In Meghalaya Abhimanu Ias

26.12.2018 · So despite a ban, rat-hole mining remains the prevalent procedure for coal mining in Meghalaya. Rat-hole mining is the locally developed technique and the most commonly used one. It is not regulated by any law, and coal extraction has been made by unscrupulous elements in a most illegal and unscientific manner.

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1) Despite a ban, rat-hole mining remains a prevalent

02.01.2019 · Topic Economic Geography. 1) Despite a ban, rat-hole mining remains a prevalent practice in Meghalaya. Explain what is rat hole mining and the issues associated with it?(250 words) Economictimes Why this question The incident in Meghalaya where miners are trapped in one of the rat hole mines exposes the issues with this unsafe mining Continue reading "1) Despite a ban, rat-hole

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Body of 'rat-hole' miner found in flooded India quarry

17.01.2019 · Rat-hole mines killed thousands of workers in Meghalaya before India's environmental court banned the practice in early 2014. The mine, located at Ksan near the village of Lumthari in Meghalaya, became flooded after 15 miners went down the narrow pit on December 13.

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Meghalaya Miners Latest News, Videos and Photos on

27.02.2019 · Meghalaya Decomposed Body of Another Miner Found 280-ft Inside Rat-hole Coal Mine; Operation to Retrieve it Underway. India News Desk January 26, 2019 144 PM IST

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India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

15.05.2014 · "The state has a vested interest in allowing the continuance of rat hole mining," said Patricia Mukhim, the Shillong Times editor, in an email message to Circle of Blue. "Unless there is a centrally appointed oversight committee to oversee the implementation of the ban it will be difficult to see the end of rat hole mining in Jaintia

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Rat Hole Mining Meghalaya East Jaintia Hills UPSC

15.01.2019 · Exploitation of workers Maximum mining in Meghalaya is from rat hole mining where workers put their lives in danger but benefits are cornered by few private individuals. Risk to Lives Rat-holes mines without adequate safety measures pose high risk to miner's lives. According to one estimate, one miner dies in these rat-holes mines every 10

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Meghalaya Decomposed Body of Another Miner Found

26.01.2019 · 15 miners got trapped in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya on December 13, last year.

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Rat-hole The dark side of coal mining in Meghalaya

Rat-hole The dark side of coal mining in Meghalaya. NCPCR team visited several areas in the state and confirmed from the size of rat-holes that only children can work and adults cannot enter the pits

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