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Homepage: Department of Mining and Geology

Homepage: Department of Mining and Geology The Department of Mining & Geology was created out of its parent Department of Assam Government during the bifurcation of the State of Meghalaya

Notifications : Department of Mining and Geology

5th October 2020. Notification Steering Committee for utilising the Meghalaya Environment Protection and Restoration Fund (911 KB) 24th September, 2020. Order Scheme to reward the informer for providing information of illegal mining and transportation of coal (1.31 MB) 10th September, 2020. Order Procedure for exercise of power conferred

Companies of Meghalaya operating in the area of mining

meghalaya black diamond products private limited: 2000: active: macil projects private limited: 2001: active: meghalaya mahacol miners private limited: 2010: active: ne mining & engineering services private limited: 2018: active: task mining & bioenergy projects limited: 2011: active: g. kharsati lime industry private limited: 2013: active

Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya, but

Dec 24, 2019 In the uneven terrain of Meghalaya, situated more than 6,400 feet above sea level at its highest point, coal has traditionally been mined by digging pits hundreds of

Meghalaya: Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

Feb 06, 2021 As per the Meghalaya government no leases have been awarded for coal mining anywhere in the state. However, experts say that all forms of coal mining taking place in Meghalaya at present are illegal.

An Economic Perspective on Coal Mining in Meghalaya The

Aug 20, 2014 Unlike elsewhere in the country, coal mining in Meghalaya is a private owned economic activity generating negative externalities for which the perpetrators -coal miners- are not being made to pay or compensate for these costs.

Uranium Mining in Meghalaya, India EJAtlas

Project details: Meghalaya is the third uranium rich state in the country after Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh. The state accounts for 16 per cent of Indias uranium reserves, with deposits estimated to be around 9,500 tones and 4,000 tones respectively at Domiasiat

Mining in India's Northeast Challenges and Opportunities

Feb 06, 2016 Most of the accounted mining industries in the northeastern region are located in the states of Assam and Meghalaya. Assam is known for its petroleum and natural gas reserves, coal, limestone and minor minerals; Meghalaya has established coal and limestone mining industries.

Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16, 2019 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.

How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya Economic Times Blog

Jan 01, 2019 Much of Meghalaya’s 576.48 million metric tonnes of coal reserve (of which 133.13 million metric tonnes is proven) is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden. Sustainable extraction methods are likely to be technology-intensive and expensive. Not the preferred option of mine owners, legal and otherwise.

Companies of Meghalaya operating in the area of mining

meghalaya black diamond products private limited: 2000: active: macil projects private limited: 2001: active: meghalaya mahacol miners private limited: 2010: active: ne mining & engineering services private limited: 2018: active: task mining & bioenergy projects limited: 2011: active: g. kharsati lime industry private limited: 2013: active

Dhruv Malhotra Mining in Meghalaya

Meghalaya produces over six million metric tons of coal annually, using primitive tools to fracture rock by hand and haul coal from long “rathole” mines. This mine, so narrow that a grown man has to crawl on his hands and knees, is southeast of Shillong.

Contact Us : Department of Mining and Geology

Department of Mining and Geology, Additional Secretariat Building, Shillong-1, Meghalaya. Directorate of Mineral Resources, Risa Colony, Shillong-3, Meghalaya Email: [email protected] Dr. Vijay Kumar, IAS Commissioner and Secretary, Mining & Geology Department. Shri. Arunkumar Kembhavi, IAS Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya,

2018 Meghalaya mining accident Wikipedia

The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, in the Indian state of Meghalaya.While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 10 continued till 2 March 2019. The miners were trapped inside the coal mine at a depth of around 370 feet (112 meters) in Jaintia Hills district.

Uranium Mining in Meghalaya, India EJAtlas

Project details: Meghalaya is the third uranium rich state in the country after Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh. The state accounts for 16 per cent of Indias uranium reserves, with deposits estimated to be around 9,500 tones and 4,000 tones respectively at Domiasiat

NGT forms Oversight Committee to prevent unscientific

Mar 15, 2021 New Delhi: Observing that rat-hole mining is rampant in Meghalaya despite the ban, the National Green Tribunal Monday formed an Oversight Committee of 12 members to prevent unscientific and unregulated mining in the state. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said that under the public trust doctrine, the state authorities are bound to work for protection of scarce

New Uranium Mining Projects Meghalaya, India

To facilitate uranium mining in Meghalaya, the state government is considering exempting the Land Transfer Act from the uranium rich belt in Mawthabah so that the Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) can set up a processing unit there. However, Chief Minister D D Lapang's move has been criticised by NGOs who are opposed to uranium mining.

Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16, 2019 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.

National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

May 17, 2015 The truth about Coal mining in Meghalaya Sixth Schedule: Paragraph 9 of the Sixth Schedule explicitly mentions the need for Lease, Licences or Leases for the purpose of prospecting for, or extraction of, minerals. Land Tenure System of the state: The land ownership pattern is only for surface rights and not mineral. Exempted from

How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya Economic Times Blog

The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction, rathole mining, was polluting rivers and water sources. Much of Meghalaya’s 576.48 million metric tonnes of coal reserve (of which 133.13 million metric tonnes is proven) is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden.

Another year, another mining tragedy — why Meghalaya’s

Meghalaya reportedly exports 5-8 lakh tonnes of coal to Bangladesh every year at a price of $52 (approx. Rs 3,800)/tonne. In April 2014, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, which is primarily conducted through rat-hole mines, and also the

Rat hole mining in Meghalaya Elvismastaine

Aug 13, 2020 The method of rat hole mining has been classified unscientific and unsafe method of mining practice in Meghalaya. The huge deposits of coal and limestone in the state and the unscientific and unsafe method of mining in the Jaintia Hills and other parts of the region has been widely criticised by various environmentalist, activists for not only damaging the ecology but also for the fact that it

NGT concludes proceedings on Meghalaya mining ban

Mar 17, 2021 Coal mining was banned in Meghalaya by the NGT on April 17, 2014. Several committees were set up by the Tribunal to oversee that illegal mining does not take place and also recommend ways to restore the damaged environment in the coal mining areas.

Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra's Blog

May 06, 2013 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

Companies of Meghalaya operating in the area of mining

meghalaya black diamond products private limited: 2000: active: macil projects private limited: 2001: active: meghalaya mahacol miners private limited: 2010: active: ne mining & engineering services private limited: 2018: active: task mining & bioenergy projects limited: 2011: active: g. kharsati lime industry private limited: 2013: active

Dhruv Malhotra Mining in Meghalaya

Meghalaya produces over six million metric tons of coal annually, using primitive tools to fracture rock by hand and haul coal from long “rathole” mines. This mine, so narrow that a grown man has to crawl on his hands and knees, is southeast of Shillong.

Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country

Oct 31, 2019 On 3 July, the Supreme Court allowed legal coal mining to take place in the north eastern state of Meghalaya. In 2014, the National Green Tribunal, a judicial body dealing with environmental issues, had banned rat-hole mining in the state, terming it “illegal” and “unscientific.”

NGT concludes proceedings on Meghalaya mining ban

Mar 17, 2021 Coal mining was banned in Meghalaya by the NGT on April 17, 2014. Several committees were set up by the Tribunal to oversee that illegal mining does not take place and also recommend ways to restore the damaged environment in the coal mining areas.

Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra's Blog

May 06, 2013 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

Where coal is mined via ‘rat-holes’ Explained News,The

Coal mining currently underway in Meghalaya was a corruption of this Constitutional Provision wherein private individuals having private interests in earning monetary benefits from minerals vested under the land are engaging in coal mining and are attempting

New Uranium Mining Projects Meghalaya, India

To facilitate uranium mining in Meghalaya, the state government is considering exempting the Land Transfer Act from the uranium rich belt in Mawthabah so that the Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) can set up a processing unit there. However, Chief Minister D D Lapang's move has been criticised by NGOs who are opposed to uranium mining.

STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS OF

Coal mining in Meghalaya The Jaintia Hills, one of the seven districts of Meghalaya occupies the eastern part of the state. It covers an area of 3819 Km2 which is 17.03% of the total geographical area of the state. The Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya is a major coal producing area with an estimated coal reserve of about 40 million tonnes.

National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

May 17, 2015 National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya 1. National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya Presented By Abhimanyu, Dimse, Elvina, Flora, Kshanika, Luckson & 2. Coal 3.  The word Coal has been derived from the Old

Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in

Critics in Meghalaya claim that the ban encroaches on the tribal way of life and point to constitutional provisions exempting Meghalaya from the purview of national mining laws. However, the courts are clear: Meghalaya’s exemptions do not allow them to violate

NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal

Sep 03, 2020 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served a notice on the Meghalaya government seeking its response regarding action taken to stop illegal mining and transportation of coal in the state. "The NGT has directed the state

(PDF) LIMESTONE MINING AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS

Meghalaya, a small state in North Eastern region of India is abundantly blessed with coal and limestone. About 9% of the country's total limestone reserves are distributed in the state.

NGT panel orders inquiry into illegal mining of slate in

Sep 16, 2019 SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) committee has ordered an inquiry into the illegal mining of slate in Meghalaya. This came after the committee has conducted audit on the source of fuel used by the cement factories and power plants in the state of Meghalaya

The rat-hole coal mines of Meghalaya YouTube

Meghalaya, a state better known for its abundant forest wealth and natural beauty, is unfortunately also home to a highly hazardous, unregulated and unscient...