Coal India Limited (20 images)

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The state of Jharkhand in northeast India has been the epicenter of India's
coal mining industry for the past 100 years. The state accounts for 29 percent
of India's coal reserves. It has reserves of over 72,000 million tons of coal and
approximately 80 million tons are extracted each year.

Rampant and unregulated mining has converted forests into wastelands and
made the region uninhabitable for the local population of Adivasis (tribals)
who rely...
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