Participatory Planning of Workbook

Participatory Planning of Workbook

Environics Trust is aiming to develop a workbook on Panna and Chhatarpur districts for further informative planning and execution of governmental and non-governmental schemes and practises. The meeting started with the purpose and meaning of workbook. Workbook is a...

Relevance of DMF

The legal emergence of District Mineral Foundation from the 2015 MMDR amendment Act and its implementation framework rolled out in September 2015 or scheme called PMKKKY (Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna) threw light on two things; one that it is an...
An Introduction to Rat-hole Mining

An Introduction to Rat-hole Mining

Coal reserves are primarily found in the Eastern India in states of Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and predominantly in North-East regions like Assam and Meghalaya. Despite the presence of coal reserves, commercial mining...
Air Quality – The impact of Diwali?

Air Quality – The impact of Diwali?

The Air quality in the country is fast deteriorating. The air quality in the National Capital Region has deteriorated to such a level that the area has been referred to as a “Gas Chamber”. Poor air quality across the country prompted the Supreme Court of India to come...
Why do we need to shout out against Asbestos?

Why do we need to shout out against Asbestos?

Asbestos have been used since 1800s but after the industrial revolution asbestos market had strong and steady growth of the mineral. After that asbestos was virtually everywhere, because it is a mineral that exists naturally in a fibrous form and is resistant to heat,...
पांचवा  कोयला  और  ताप  उपकरण सम्मलेन    |    5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communities gathering

पांचवा कोयला और ताप उपकरण सम्मलेन | 5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communities gathering

An annual nation-wide gathering of affected communities and concerned groups/individuals with the coal mining and thermal power generation in India was held in Dhanbad in Jharkhand from 8th to 10th October, 2017. The meet saw the coming together of ground activists...