Smarajit Jana

Coughing out coal
A study from Chhattisgarh finds that coal mining leads to severe health risks and environmental damage and questions the current policy emphasis on the use of coal for energy generation in India. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 3 years 6 months ago

The coal mining sector is all set to receive a boost in India as the government plans to open up the sector to commercial players by 2018. 

A villager looks at the changing landscape due to coal mines at Kosampalli village in Raigarh (Image source: IWP photo by Makarand Purohit)