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Oct 18, 2021 PRAVIN KUMAR Ranchi: Despite the complete shutdown of the mica industry by the State government it is still flourishing even Mica mining business in Jharkhand in hands of mafia and muscleman instead of traders - Lagatar English

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  • Unabated Illegal Mica Mining in Jharkhand Threatens Lives
    Unabated Illegal Mica Mining in Jharkhand Threatens Lives

    Oct 14, 2020 Oct 14, 2020 by Priya Chauhan in India. Years ago, mica mines were abandoned in Jharkhand, but neither the mines were restored nor were the local inhabitants rehabilitated. Consequently, over the years, the villagers continued to visit the mines to extract mica. The shiny mineral, much sought after around the world to add shimmer to eyeshadows, nail polish and lipsticks

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  • Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and
    Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and

    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
    Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand

    Oct 06, 2020 Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand, causing deaths and diseases. Years ago mica mines were abandoned in Jharkhand but neither the mines were restored nor the local inhabitants were rehabilitated. As a result, villagers over the years continued visiting them to extract mica. From sudden death owing to mines caving in or slow death because of lung ailments, the illegal

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  • Re-visiting the Unresolved Horrors of Mica Mining | by
    Re-visiting the Unresolved Horrors of Mica Mining | by

    Apr 29, 2021 In the northern Indian states of Jharkhand and Bihar, field research by SOMO estimated 22,000 child laborers in an area that did not cover even half the mica mining belt. Mica, a valuable and

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  • Child Labour Free Mica | Kailash Satyarthi Children's
    Child Labour Free Mica | Kailash Satyarthi Children's

    in the mica mining region of Jharkhand since 2005. through our community-led interventions. Learn more. Over 5000 children in Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand. and Nawada district of Bihar, have abandoned education. to work in mica mines to support their families

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  • Child Labour in Mica Mines: the Beauty Industry’s dark
    Child Labour in Mica Mines: the Beauty Industry’s dark

    Jul 17, 2021 For years, India has been recognised as the largest producer and exporter of sheet mica globally, with most mines located in Bihar and Jharkhand states. The two regions are among India’s most impoverished. The poverty incidence in Jharkhand is estimated at over forty-six percent

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  • mica mines in jharkand - BINQ Mining
    mica mines in jharkand - BINQ Mining

    57 Mica – Indian Bureau of Mines. in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. … The mine- head stocks of mica (crude) … in mica mines during 2009

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  • The dark secret of Jharkhand's shiny mineral mica
    The dark secret of Jharkhand's shiny mineral mica

    Aug 23, 2019 Although mica mining is officially banned in Jharkhand, in the absence of any alternate source of livelihood, local villagers continue to descend into mines to look for mica scrap. There are 200 villages in four districts of Koderma, Giridih, Jamui and Nawada, which are dependent on dhibra as their only source of income. And, 75 per cent population in this mica-rich region is tribal

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  • A peek into Jharkhand’s mica mines where child labour
    A peek into Jharkhand’s mica mines where child labour

    Feb 20, 2021 Text Size: Giridih, Jhumri Telaiya: For generations, families living in the Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand have survived on the collection and trade of mica — a shimmery, translucent mineral used in cosmetics and automobiles. The mining of mica was once a legal, thriving business that made India the biggest exporter of the mineral

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  • Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment
    Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment

    Oct 22, 2019 Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment. 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

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  • Mining for Mica: Child Labor in India - The Borgen Project
    Mining for Mica: Child Labor in India - The Borgen Project

    May 05, 2021 May 05, 2021 Jharkhand and Bihar, two regions in the country’s eastern states, are where the majority of the mining for mica happens. In fact, around 60% of the world’s mica comes from those two regions . Before mica ends up in shiny eyeshadow and many other makeup products, it passes through many networks’ middlemen and wholesalers; it also crosses

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  • Illegal Mica Mining Continues Unabated in Jharkhand
    Illegal Mica Mining Continues Unabated in Jharkhand

    Oct 09, 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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  • A Report on Child Labour in Mica Mines of Koderma
    A Report on Child Labour in Mica Mines of Koderma

    Jan 10, 2018 A Report on Child Labour in Mica Mines of Koderma & Giridih District of Jharkhand. The state of Jharkhand is extremely rich in mineral deposits and mica is one such mineral which is high on demand across the world. Two districts namely Giridih and Koderma (also known as the mica capital of India) have been the key mica suppliers around the world

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  • Mica Scavenging In Jharkhand Destroys Lives And Environment
    Mica Scavenging In Jharkhand Destroys Lives And Environment

    Oct 22, 2019 Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment. Broken nails are possibly the least of all the horrors of mica scavenging in and around abandoned mines in the eastern Indian province of Jharkhand. Exploitative child labour, death by suffocation in mining shafts, severe health hazards such as tuberculosis for the impoverished

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