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Coal mining is carried out mostly at Shallang and Borsora areas. However, coal mining is also carried out in a minor scale at Maweit and Rambrai. Besides coal mines, the District is also blessed with uranium which was discovered at Phudkylleng-Pyndensohiong located in Mawthabah and Nongbah Jynrin village which is about 65 Kms away from Nongstoin.

Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of

2018-12-29  Typically, the coal mined in Meghalaya’s East Jainita Hills, West Khasi Hills and South Garo Hills is laden on to trucks for neighbouring Assam. Most of the coal mined in Meghalaya is taken to...

Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat-hole

2021-6-15  Discovered by the British in Khasi Hills in the early 19th Century, coal mining in Meghalaya took off commercially soon after it attained statehood in the year 1972. The community-based mining before that in which villagers extracted coal for household usages slowly got replaced by commercial coal mining through rat holes.

Of Meghalaya and its coal mine tragedies Highland

2021-6-4  Sadly, with the incidents occurring in Meghalaya time and again, one can only say that the orders of the Tribunal have been widely violated without exception as illegal mining seems to be effectively carried out in many parts of the State especially in Jaintia Hills. This takes me back to the Ksan mining incident which took place back in 2018 where 13 miners got trapped in a flooded illegal coal mine at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills

Centre paves way for scientific mining of coal in

2021-5-22  SHILLONG, May 21: The Union Ministry of Coal has set the ball rolling for scientific mining of coal in Meghalaya by approving five mining applications submitted by the state government. The approved applications are in the name of Shainingstar Khardewsaw, Marbiangbor Nongsiej, Erantis Sympli and Sajay Laloo (all West Khasi Hills

Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya

2018-12-31  The Supreme Court on December 4 allowed transportation of an estimated 176,655 tonnes of coal already extracted till January 31. Meghalaya has 576 million tonnes of sub-bituminous coal spread across South Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills,

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meghalayas west khasi hills: Latest News & Videos,

2021-5-15  NGT approved auction of 2 lakh mt of coal output in Meghalaya 13 Mar, 2020, 12.49 PM IST Last year Supreme Court had paved the way for operationalising of coal mining in Meghalaya under the relevant statutory framework of the Mine and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act. NGT has banned mining in 2014 in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose,

2020-5-2  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

Meghalaya allows mining for domestic purpose,

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

Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues

2021-1-23  "I have visited Jaintia Hills and West Khasi Hills and can provide the exact coordinates where illegal mining is taking place. This incident has shamed Meghalaya and it happened despite the NGT

Centre paves way for scientific mining of coal in

2021-5-22  SHILLONG, May 21: The Union Ministry of Coal has set the ball rolling for scientific mining of coal in Meghalaya by approving five mining applications submitted by the state government. The approved applications are in the name of Shainingstar Khardewsaw, Marbiangbor Nongsiej, Erantis Sympli and Sajay Laloo (all West Khasi Hills

Meghalaya coal mines Global Energy Monitor

2021-7-14  The map below shows the location of the "rat-hole" mining area, in the West Jaintia Hills and East Jaintia Hills districts, in Meghalaya state. Deforestation from the mines can clearly be seen. Zooming in closer, one can clearly see the hundreds if not thousands of

Another coal mine tragedy in EJH Meghalaya Times

2021-5-31  South West Khasi Hills District. Editorial. Letters to the Editor. May 31: East Jaintia Hills police have registered a case against an incident of illegal coal mining which led to five persons losing their lives after being trapped inside a mine in the district. Three of the five missing persons have been identified as Abdul Karim from Boko

Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya

2018-12-31  Meghalaya has 576 million tonnes of sub-bituminous coal spread across South Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills, Jaintia Hills and East Khasi Hills. After the recent incident of miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine, chief minister Sangma said on December 14, “We are aware that illegal mining

Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods:

2021-4-27  The water of streams and rivers of all three regions (Jaintia, Khasi and Garo) have been found affected by coal mining. The adverse effects are severe in Jaintia Hills as most of the streams in coal mining areas have become highly acidic. However, in Garo Hills, only a few rivers or stretches of rivers have turned acidic due to coal mining.

Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal

Discovered by the British in Khasi Hills in the early 19th Century, coal mining in Meghalaya took off commercially soon after it attained statehood in the year 1972. The community-based mining before that in which villagers extracted coal for household usages slowly got replaced by commercial coal mining through rat holes.

Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and

2020-11-27  AMD, Govt of India, has established a reserve of 9.22 mt., higher grade 0.104% U2O3 at Domiasiat, West Khasi Hills District Base metal /trace metal 1.14% Cu:0.80mt, 1.61%Zn:0.85mt, 1.88%Pb:0.88mt. with traces of Cd, Bi, Ag, Tenor of gold encountered in 3 bore Holes of Tyrsad

Coal miners hail Conrad-led Govt over effort to start

2021-5-21  Coal miners on Friday hailed the Conrad K Sangma-led MDA government for its effort to start scientific coal mining in the state. This came after the Centre through the Ministry of Coal has on May 6, allowed the start of coal mining in Meghalaya by approving 5 coal mining applications submitted by the state government.

Meghalaya allows mining for domestic purpose,

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

Meghalaya Coal continue to be illegally supplied to

2021-3-26  TURA: Despite the Supreme Court ban on the mining and transport of coal, illegal transportation of the mineral has been reported from different parts of West Khasi Hills.

Centre paves way for scientific mining of coal in

2021-5-22  SHILLONG, May 21: The Union Ministry of Coal has set the ball rolling for scientific mining of coal in Meghalaya by approving five mining applications submitted by the state government. The approved applications are in the name of Shainingstar Khardewsaw, Marbiangbor Nongsiej, Erantis Sympli and Sajay Laloo (all West Khasi Hills

Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues

2021-1-23  "I have visited Jaintia Hills and West Khasi Hills and can provide the exact coordinates where illegal mining is taking place. This incident has shamed Meghalaya and it happened despite the NGT

Meghalaya coal mines Global Energy Monitor

2021-7-14  The map below shows the location of the "rat-hole" mining area, in the West Jaintia Hills and East Jaintia Hills districts, in Meghalaya state. Deforestation from the mines can clearly be seen. Zooming in closer, one can clearly see the hundreds if not thousands of

Another coal mine tragedy in EJH Meghalaya Times

2021-5-31  South West Khasi Hills District. Editorial. Letters to the Editor. May 31: East Jaintia Hills police have registered a case against an incident of illegal coal mining which led to five persons losing their lives after being trapped inside a mine in the district. Three of the five missing persons have been identified as Abdul Karim from Boko

Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal

2021-6-15  Discovered by the British in Khasi Hills in the early 19th Century, coal mining in Meghalaya took off commercially soon after it attained statehood in the year 1972.

Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and

2020-11-27  AMD, Govt of India, has established a reserve of 9.22 mt., higher grade 0.104% U2O3 at Domiasiat, West Khasi Hills District Base metal /trace metal 1.14% Cu:0.80mt, 1.61%Zn:0.85mt, 1.88%Pb:0.88mt. with traces of Cd, Bi, Ag, Tenor of gold encountered in 3 bore Holes of Tyrsad

Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods:

2021-4-27  The water of streams and rivers of all three regions (Jaintia, Khasi and Garo) have been found affected by coal mining. The adverse effects are severe in Jaintia Hills as most of the streams in coal mining areas have become highly acidic. However, in Garo Hills, only a few rivers or stretches of rivers have turned acidic due to coal mining.

Install CCTVs to check illegal mining in Meghalaya:

2019-4-26  Despite an interim NGT ban on ‘rat-hole’ coal mining is imposed in the state since April, 2014, rampant transportation of illegal coal is still on in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. On December 13 last year, at least 15 miners were trapped inside a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills

Meghalaya allows mining for domestic purpose,

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