SHILLONG: Power-starved Meghalaya is preparing “wind energy density maps” to identify regions in the mountainous state where wind energy could be tapped to meet the power requirement.

Toughening his stand against uranium mining, the KHADC chief Ardent Basaiawmoit has made it clear that the present Executive Committee (EC) led by him will not allow the same to take place in West

SHILLONG: In a fresh demand for uranium mining in state, as many as seven villages in and around the uranium mining sites in West Khasi Hills have urged the State Government to start mining.

Transportation of coal from Jaintia Hills

Scientific wisdom is used by people to extract coal: Chief Secretary

SHILLONG: Since the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling, the role of the 15 check gates maintained by the Mining and Geology Department of the State

The KHADC has decided to appeal to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to repeal its earlier order to ban rat hole mining in Meghalaya.

“We are in the process of filing an appeal. We are likely to file the appeal on the day of the hearing of the tribunal on May 19,” KHADC CEM Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit told newsmen here on Thursday.

The Meghalaya Coal Miners and Exporters Association, South West Khasi Hills, has opposed the recent order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning rat hole mining in the State.

A student organisation in the state has urged the government to challenge the National Green Tribunal’s order to ban mining or removal of sand from river beds.

Meghalaya is only state in the country which records the highest density of elephant per square area.