Silicosis amongst hand-drillers in mica mining in Bihar

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Silicosis -- India -- Bihar (State), Mica miners -- Diseases -- India -- Bihar (S

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Statement[by M.N. Gupta, deputy chief adviser factories (medical).
ContributionsGupta, M. N.
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LC ClassificationsRC774 .I45 1956
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Pagination12 p.
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Open LibraryOL3910457M
LC Control Number81473595

This report gives detailed information on 62 hand-drillers drawn from 3 mica mines in Bihar. Of 1, mica mines in India, indrilling was done by hand inand with compressed-air drills in mines. In hand-drilling was done without dust-traps in 74% of mica : M. Gupta. Silicosis Amongst Supervisory Staff in Mica Mining in Bihar.

This is a detailed account of the health of 42 members of the supervisory staff employed in the mica mines. In their underground work they were exposed to dust, though to a somewhat less extent than the miners. Mica can be found in the mines of Jharkhand and Bihar. Most of it is extracted from illegal mines using child labour (inthe export of mica was over eight times the.

India supplies the world with a large proportion of its high-grade sheet mica and the bulk of it comes from the Bihar mica field. In the production amounted tocwt. There are ab mine workers in the industry, and of th work underground.

The mica miners are exposed to rock dust with a high content of free silica, and earlier enquiries have suggested that they Cited by: 6. In India silicosis is prevalent in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Pondicherry, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal among the workers of construction and mining.

Factory Act of India () mandates a well-ventilated working environment, provisions for protection from dust, reduction of overcrowding and provision of basic occupational health care. AMA Arch Ind Hyg Occup Med.

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Nov;8(5) Silicosis in mica mining in Bihar, India. HEIMANN H, MOSKOWITZ S, HARIHARA IYER CR, GUPTA MN, MANKIKER by: 6.

5, Children Abandon Studies to Work in Mica Mines of Jharkhand, Bihar. The survey was conducted by the National Commission for Protection of. Silicosis in surface coal mine drillers. after exclusion of those with underground mining experience, showed that 38% of the cases of pneumoconiosis occurred in drill crew members, a group.

Silicosis has emerged at epidemic level in Rajasthan due to exponential growth in the mining sector, inadequate Governmental policies, and poor implementation of the laws of the land.

Five thousand children far from education in mica mining areas of Jharkhand and Bihar बिहार और झारखंड के अभ्रक (खनिज) खदान वाले जिलों में छह से 14 साल के करीब पांच हजार बच्चे स्कूली शिक्षा से दूर हैं। कुछ.

M.N. GuptaSilicosis among hand drillers in mica mining Silicosis amongst hand-drillers in mica mining in Bihar book Bihar Report No. 12, Government of India, Ministry of Labour, Office of the Chief Adviser Factories, New Delhi () Google ScholarCited by: 6.

Mica is found in a belt extending for about km in length and 32 km in width from Gaya district of Bihar to Hazaribagh and Koderma districts of Jharkhand.

This belt contains the richest deposits of high quality ruby mica. Koderma is a well-known place for mica production in Jharkhand. Mica Exports. India is the largest exporter of mica. MICA Indian Minerals Yearbook (Part- III: Mineral Reviews) 54th Edition MICA (ADVANCE RELEASE) underground method has to be adopted for mining of mica, especially mica-bearing pegmatites.

has become a cottage industry in the mica mining areas of Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and Size: KB. (), Illegal mining activity, if observed by anyone, may please be reported to the Control Roomat these telephone numbers.

Nellore mica is generally light green in colour; it is generally stained and spotted. The other districts with workable mica deposits are Vishakhapatnam, West Godavari, Krishna (Tiruvur) and Khammam (Kallur).

Shah mine in Gudur taluka is the deepest with mining being done at m depth. Rajasthan. This was published 6 years ago. India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make-up's shimmer In the hills of Jharkhand in India, child labourers mine the mica that brings sparkle to the. On the basis of a coal mining report, silicosis was first made noticeable under the Factories Act and later the Workmen Compensation ActRajasthan Silicosis Rules, was Author: Taru Bahl.

Mica mining during Bihar regime had been stopped for over two decades resulting in unemployment of thousands of people owing to sick of the mica industries. The mica production in India had been confined to Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan where contribution of the three states in mica were of the order of 60, 30 and 10 per cent respectively.

Bihar mining News: Latest and Breaking News on Bihar mining. Explore Bihar mining profile at Times of India for photos, videos and latest news of Bihar mining. The glitter victims: Indian children suffer for the mining of cosmetic material mica.

By Nita Bhalla. In Jharkhand and Bihar states, some of the poorest regions of India, children as young as. Child Labour still rampant A recent investigation by Thomson Reuters Foundation has revealed the appalling state of children working in the illegal mica mines of Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh, in India.

The investigation reports seven child deaths in the last two months. Today, the demand of mica is on the rise as this mineral adds a sparkle to cosmetics and makeup items and Author: The Logical Indian.

Mining, Processing And Uses Of Indian Mica: With Special Reference To The Bihar Mica Fields [Rajgarhia, Chand Mull, Fox, Cyril Sankey, Chellson, H.

C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mining, Processing And Uses Of Indian Mica: With Special Reference To The Bihar Mica FieldsCited by: 3. various mining companies was made during the. summer.

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months of. and. The ventilation departrnents of all the. mining. companies made available pertinent data concerning dust control. and. gave me much additional assistance which is hereby gratefully adknowledged.

Although it is impossible to name all of the mining companies. that Author: Mathuramuthoo Subramanyam. Indian Minerals Yearbook (Part- III: Mineral Reviews) 53rd Edition MICA (ADVANCE RELEASE) underground method has to be adopted for mining of mica, especially mica-bearing pegmatites.

has became a cottage industry in the mica mining areas of Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and. The number of reporting mines in Bihar in was 6 as against 10 in the previous year. The index of mineral production in Bihar (base =) was in as compared to in the previous year.

Table – 2: Reserves/Resour ces of Coal as on Bihar (In million tonnes) Coalfield Proved Indicated Inferred TotalFile Size: 58KB. Bihar Mineral Map showing metallic and non metallic minerals found in the state.

Maps of India - India's No. 1 Maps Site Maps of India - India's No. 1 Maps Site Maps of India - India's No. 1 Maps. MSHA’s compliance sampling results indicate that overexposure to respirable silica dust has continued to occur at high rates for select occupations in both underground and surface mining operations, including mobile workers, bagging operators, and stone polishers.

sand mining in Bihar News: Latest and Breaking News on sand mining in Bihar. Explore sand mining in Bihar profile at Times of India for photos, videos and latest news of sand mining in Bihar. HEADNOTE: The Secretary of the Government of Bihar in the Revenue Department issued a notice to the petitioner company who were the lessees of mining lease, charging it with violation of ss.

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10, 12 and 14 Of the Bihar Mica Act,and calling upon it to show cause why action should not be taken to cancel its licence which was being issued.

Over lakh miners across mining sites in India live with the risk of contracting silicosis, a respiratory impairment caused by the inhalation of fine silica particles in dust that rises during.

Metamorphics of Chhotanagpur/ Bihar Mica Belt Kolhan Group: Koderma Group: Metasedimentary, arenacious and politic rocks, mica, beryl, dolerite Sandstone, shale, limestone: Paleao Proterozoic: Gangpur Group, Upper Bonai and Mahakoshal Group--Quartzite, dolomite, phyllite, conglomerate: Singhbhum Group/ Dalma Volcanics: Dhalbhum Formation.Department of Steel & Mines.

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