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  • Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand

    Oct 06, 2020· Mica mining in India dates back to the mid and late 19th century when railway tracks were being laid down in the Bengal-Nagpur zone. By the 1950s, around 700 mica mines were operational, employing approximately 24,000 people. As per the Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation Ltd, the total mica reserve in Jharkhand was 13,554 tonne

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  • Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment

    Oct 22, 2019· Several thousands of women and children scour mica for a pittance in illegal and abandoned mines in Jharkhand to add sparkle to the global cosmetics industry. Illegal mica mining not only causes serious health hazards among the women and child workers but also leads to massive deforestation and loss of wildlife.

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  • Illegal Mica Mining Continues Unabated in Jharkhand

    Sep 10, 2020· This includes insulation bricks and mica powder. However, the Department of Mines and Geology of the Jharkhand government puts the mica reserves and resources in Jharkhand at 0.02 million tonnes. However, the mica mines were abandoned after the Forest Conservation Act, 1980, imposed a ban on mica mining in Jharkhand.

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  • The dark secret of Jharkhand's shiny mineral mica

    Aug 23, 2019· "Mica processing is a labour- intensive activity requiring special skills. The art of manual processing of mica has been acquired by the Indian workers through generations and has become a cottage industry in the mica mining areas of Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand

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  • Road-map for sustainable and inclusive Mica industry in

    3.1 Current situation of the mica sector in Jharkhand 16 3.2 About the supply chain of mica in Jharkhand 17 3.3 Sustainability issues in the supply chain 19 4. Roadmap for a sustainable and inclusive mica sector in Jharkhand 20 4.1 About the Roadmap 20 4.2 Roadmap for a sustainable and inclusive mica industry in Jharkhand 21 5.

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  • Mica Mining Exposes Child Labor In The Makeup Industry

    “The majority of mica mining takes place in Jharkhand and Bihar, but there are hardly any legal mines in these states, so the mica from these states is exported using the licenses of legal mines

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  • [A situation analysis report]

    Child labour in the informal mining industry is a serious problem. Jharkhand s mica working children are invisible to the public eye. Here a different form of child labour in mica extraction is presented. Their probl ems in collection of mica, their occupational health issue and the implication of the agent system on child labor are detailed here.

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  • Mica Industry in India: Major Producer and Exporter of

    The mica industry in India is one of the world's largest. India produced a total 19,000 tons of mica in 2016. Jharkhand and Bihar, are the currently the top two mica producing states in India, representing for nearly 25% of the global production of mica

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  • Mica mining revival in Jharkhand on the cards Business

    Jan 20, 2013· State mining department source said that Merck wanted allotment of mica mines in Jharkhand’s mica zone in favour of Merck’s six suppliers. But the source said Merck’s suppliers did not provide the required documents needed for mining leases to the state government and so during interaction with the Merck’s delegation with the senior

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  • About Jharkhand: Information on Mining Industries, Economy

    Nov 17, 2020· Jharkhand is rich in mineral resources such as coal (27.3% of India’s reserves), iron ore (26% of India’s reserves), copper ore (18.5% of India’s reserves), uranium, mica, bauxite, granite, limestone, silver, graphite, magnetite and dolomite. Jharkhand is the only state in India to produce coking coal, uranium, and pyrite.

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  • JHARKHAND SUSTAINABLE MICA POLICY FRAMEWORK

    The Jharkhand Sustainable Mica policy framework and vision has been prepared on the basis of consultations with members of civil society, industry and local community stakeholders; to address lack of a holistic approach to the issue of sustainable mica mining and supply chain issues in Jharkhand. The framing of the

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  • The mica ghost mines of Jharkhand- The New Indian Express

    Nov 12, 2016· The Indian Bureau of Mines lists only 21 underground mica mines, and just 244 leases, and mica production officially is a mere 19,000 tonnes.

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  • a history of mica mining in jharkhand and bihar Mobile

    a history of mica mining in jharkhand and bihar. Liming heavy industry is specialized in the design, manufacture and supply of crushing equipment used in mining industry. The product range of our company comprises mobile crushing plant, jaw crusher, cone crusher, impact crusher, milling equipment, ball mill, vibrating feeders, screens and

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  • Mica mining, why watchdogs count, by Peter Bengtsen (Le

    Apr 19, 2019· I first met Karulal, 7, ten metres below ground hammering rocks in Jharkhand. He was looking for mica, a multipurpose mineral in high demand by the cosmetics, electronics and automotive industries worldwide. I was looking for mica miners in the jungles of Jharkhand, a poverty-stricken Indian state with abundant underground wealth, to document hazardous child labour in supply chains of L

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  • [A situation analysis report]

    Child labour in the informal mining industry is a serious problem. Jharkhand s mica working children are invisible to the public eye. Here a different form of child labour in mica extraction is presented. Their probl ems in collection of mica, their occupational health issue and the implication of the agent system on child labor are detailed here.

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  • GLOBAL MICA MINING

    in the mica supply chain, with a special focus on Dutch companies, as well as the due diligence conducted by these companies; and 3) to look into pending initiatives to eradicate child labour. The research revealed that mica mining is an impor-tant source of income for hundreds of villages in Jharkhand and Bihar. The mining entails more than

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  • Mica mining revival in Jharkhand on the cards Business

    Jan 20, 2013· State mining department source said that Merck wanted allotment of mica mines in Jharkhand’s mica zone in favour of Merck’s six suppliers. But the source said Merck’s suppliers did not provide the required documents needed for mining leases to the state government and so during interaction with the Merck’s delegation with the senior

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  • The ugly truth behind Mica, the natural shimmer in your

    Dec 21, 2020· There have been countless exposés over the years detailing the ‘pervasive lawlessness’ within illegal mica mining sites, particularly in Jharkhand, India. In the 1970s, India was one of the world’s largest mica producers,with the Jharkhand state producing some of the highest-quality mica

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  • About Jharkhand: Information on Mining Industries, Economy

    Nov 17, 2020· Jharkhand is rich in mineral resources such as coal (27.3% of India’s reserves), iron ore (26% of India’s reserves), copper ore (18.5% of India’s reserves), uranium, mica, bauxite, granite, limestone, silver, graphite, magnetite and dolomite. Jharkhand is the only state in India to produce coking coal, uranium, and pyrite.

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  • Jharkhand has Rs 4,718 crore fund for mining-affected

    Nov 25, 2019· As of September 30 this year, of the total Rs 32,550.80 crore mining fund collected by all the 21 mining states in the country, Rs 4,717.56 crore is Jharkhand's DMF, as documented on the website of Union ministry of mines.. But, more than half of the collected fund is unutilised in the state. And, the majority of the fund has been channelised to build toilets under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

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  • A Report on Child Labour in Mica Mines of Koderma

    Jan 10, 2018· This study talks about the status of mining communities who live out of picking mica scraps. It includes 8 settlements near mining areas from Koderma and Giridih in around 4 scattered and abandoned mines in Giridih and in Koderma.These mines located in reserve forest areas are now abandoned and the mica picking activity is illegal.

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  • Over 5,000 children abandon education in mica mines of

    Aug 25, 2019· Over 5,000 children in the age group of six to 14 years have abandoned education in mica mining districts of Jharkhand and Bihar, and a section of

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  • mica mines in jharkhand in nicaragua

    Mining Industry Of Mica In Jharkhand. Mica Industry in India Major Producer and Exporter of. The mica industry in India is one of the worlds largest India produced a total 19000 tons of mica in 2016 Jharkhand and Bihar are the currently the top two mica producing states in India representing for nearly 25 of the global production of mica.

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  • Child labour rampant in mica mining districts of Bihar

    Aug 25, 2019· New Delhi: Over 5,000 children in the age group of six to 14 years have abandoned education in the mica mining districts of Jharkhand and Bihar.A section of them have started working as labourers to supplement their family income, according to a government survey conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

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