coal mining in meghalaya

Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave

Jan 19 2019 0183 32 Unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya has destroyed the structure of tribal community land holding resulting in large-scale land alienation and displacement of tribal poor The Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 reveals that 76 per cent of the local tribal community is landless...

2018 Meghalaya mining accident

May 02 2020 0183 32 Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose barred export Amidst two-week extension of the nationwide lockdown the Meghalaya government has decided to allow mining activities to resume from May 4 for domestic purpose and barred the export outside the country officials said on Saturday IANS May 02 2020 17 56 IST...

People living near mining activities at increased risk of

Dec 14 2020 0183 32 A recent exploratory study to determine the health and livelihood conditions of coal workers in the Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya where rat hole mining is prominent finds respiratory problems as the most prevalent disease As many as 511 members were surveyed out of which 266 respondents were coal labourers coal digger cutter cart...

Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations

The Meghalaya government has maintained in the Supreme Court that it is in favour of regulating coal mining activities in the state The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by one Lber Laloo who wanted the ban on coal mining imposed by the National Green Tribunal NGT since April 2014 to be lifted...

Meghalaya At least 6 workers die in coal mining accident

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Coal mining Meghalaya Six workers die in coal mining accident in East Jaintia Hills district The bodies have been recovered and sent for an autopsy Scroll Staff Jan 22 2021 02 43 pm...

Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on

Aug 15 2019 0183 32 Coal-dependent industries in neighbouring Bangladesh have been badly affected in view of the ongoing ban imposed by a green tribunal on unscientific rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya...

Coal mining threatens Meghalaya caves

May 15 2008 0183 32 Coal mining threatens Meghalaya cav Even before the caves in Meghalaya can reveal clues to climate change rampant mining is destroying their wealth AMARJYOTI BORAH goes deep into the issue Meghalaya carries a bewitching world in its belly The natural caves found in Jaintia Hills are a storehouse of geological treasur...

6 die in illegal coal mine in Meghalaya

Shillong Meghalaya India January 22 ANI At least six people were killed in an accident at a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district said Meghalaya Home Minister Lakhmen Rymbui on Friday...

Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16 2019 0183 32 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...

Meghalaya government talks tough on illegal coal mining

Jan 26 2021 0183 32 The Meghalaya government has been facing flak from the Opposition Congress and ally BJP for failing to stop illegal mining and transportation of coal...

Coal auction to begin soon Meghalaya govt North East Live

Feb 02 2021 0183 32 The Meghalaya government has directed the Mining and Geology department to start the auctioning process of the 2 lakh metric tonnes of mined coal which is expected to begin in a few weeks time Speaking to mediapersons Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that in a few weeks time the government will be able to start the auction process...

Meghalaya suspends rat

Aug 17 2015 0183 32 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...

Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

Jul 04 2019 0183 32 A Correspondent SHILLONG The Supreme Court on Wednesday has allowed coal mining operations in Meghalaya on the privately and community owned land subject to the permissions from the concerned authoriti The Supreme Court said We clarify that in event mining operations are undertaken in privately owned/community owned land in Hills Districts of Meghalaya in accordance with mining...

6 including 3 brothers die in Meghalaya coal mining owner

Since mining policy has not been formulated and the mine owners have not submitted mining plans which are to be approved by the state and the central governments coal mining is illegal BP Katakey former judge of the Gauhati High Court who led a NGT-appointed committee on coal mining in Meghalaya told EastMojo...

6 including 3 brothers die in Meghalaya coal mining owner

Since mining policy has not been formulated and the mine owners have not submitted mining plans which are to be approved...

6 miners killed at abandoned coal mine in Meghalaya after

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Such accidents in coal mines are not new to Meghalaya One of the biggest tragedy in the state in recent times occurred on December 13 2018 when 15 miners were trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills The miners were trapped as rainwater from adjoining areas gushed into the open min...

Since March 2019 Meghalaya Has Registered 250 Cases

Feb 09 2021 0183 32 The NGT had imposed a ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya in April 2014 In January 2019 the tribunal imposed a Rs 100 crore fine on the state government for failing to curb illegal mining...

Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya EX

Jan 14 2021 0183 32 Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has claimed that illegal unabated coal mining is still being carried out in the state Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining was taking place in the area...

Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4 It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed coal There are at least five petitions before a bench of the apex court on the coal-mining issue...

Six Killed In Meghalaya Coal Mine Accident

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Six Killed In Meghalaya Coal Mine Accident Five of the six deceased have been identified the official said adding most of them are from neighbouring Assam Outlook Web Bureau 22...

Six die in coal mine mishap in Meghalaya Deccan Herald

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Activists in Meghalaya who have been campaigning against mining said deaths of the six persons again proved that illegal coal mining was still underway even as the state government denied the same...

Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose barred

Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose barred export Amidst two-week extension of the nationwide lockdown the Meghalaya government has decided to allow mining activities to resume from May 4 for domestic purpose and barred the export outside the country officials said on Saturday IANS May 02 2020 17 56 IST...

Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused

Jul 03 2019 0183 32 Read more about Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused environmental degradation says SC on Business Standard Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board CPCB for restoration workIt...

NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA TODAY

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...

Meghalaya govt encouraging illegal coal mining says NGO

Nov 11 2020 0183 32 GUWAHATI A Meghalaya-based rights group has accused the alliance government in the State of encouraging illegal coal mining in contempt of a Supreme Court order...

Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra s Blog

May 06 2013 0183 32 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...

Meghalaya coal mine accident 6 coal mine workers from

Jan 22 2021 0183 32 Up Next 6 coal mine workers from Assam killed inside Meghalaya mine PM Modi greets people on statehood days of Manipur Tripura Meghalaya Speedy...

SC order revoking NGT ban on coal mining should be seen

Aug 07 2019 0183 32 GUWAHATI With Supreme Court revoking National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining last month Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma said the order goes way beyond coal industry or it goes beyond the mineral rights that we might have Sangma Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong Tourism Minister Metbah Lyngdoh and MLAs from West Khasi Hills were felicitated by Ka...