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Goa mining languishes as revival attempts remain in limbo

Updated : April 01, 2019 05:56:44 IST

The brakes have been put on the once-flourishing mining sector in Goa, following litigation on illegal mining of iron ore and manganese in the state.
Plans to revive the sector has so far yielded no results and the fate of 6,000 workers hangs in the balance.
Ironically, the deadly impact of mining on surrounding areas is such that it kills agriculture, and leaves farmers dependent only on mining and other ancillary occupations.
Goa mining languishes as revival attempts remain in limbo
Published : April 01, 2019 05:56 PM IST

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