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Local economy, people’s livelihood hit after coal mine closure in Assam: IIT study

Kolkata: The closure of coal mines in Margherita in Assam’s Tinsukia district has not only impacted the local economy adversely but also caused job losses, livelihood changes and migration of workers to faraway places with uncertain future, an IIT-Kanpur study revealed. The field-level case study conducted by the premier institute’s Just Transition Research Centre (JTRC) showed […]