coal mining meghalaya

  • Meghalaya Mining: Two Weeks On, 15 Workers Still Trapped

    In the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining has been on the rise, many have lost their lives in the life-gambling occupation. The state which is famous for rat-hole mining (a term used in coal mining because of mine's hole like size) has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines.

  • Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal rat-hole-mining ...

    Coal mining, once the driver of Meghalaya's economy, was proscribed in the state by the NGT since 2014. But it continues to be mined – illegally, and often in collusion with the authorities. Mining is the state's highest revenue generator. Coal in the state of Meghalaya possesses a high degree of sulfur.

  • Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and Geology

    18 rows · Minerals of Meghalaya. The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a .