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People in Meghalaya are struggling to seek balance between livelihood and ecology

By: Kirit Patel Date: 2019-04-02

While ordering a ban on the coal mining in Meghalaya, the NGT directed to set up the Meghalaya Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. The fund has received INR 433 crore (~USD 578 million) so far from mining industries but it has not been distributed to the victims.

For more information, Rahul Karmakar, In abode of the clouds, coal sparks livelihood versus ecology debate, The Hindu, March 2, 2019.