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India’s thrust on coal continues while studies highlight impact on health

Updated : March 18, 2019 05:17 PM IST

Studies have highlighted the significant impact on health from coal-fired plants in India. The government though, continues its thrust on the coal sector alongside its pursuit of renewable energy goals.
In the latest budget, the government increased funds for coal exploration while cutting down the budget for conservation and safety in coal mines.
As the coal sector supports many other industries, creating more jobs, it is to be seen what will be the focus of the upcoming elections — industry or clean air.
India’s thrust on coal continues while studies highlight impact on health
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