Media Coverage of INGON’s Campaign Against Child Labour in Rat-Hole Mining of Meghalaya
Impulse NGO Network has been addressing the issue of human trafficking and child labour in the rat-hole coal mines of the Jaintia Hills district, for the past nine years.
INGON had filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) with the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Subsequently, the NGT passed a directive on April 17, 2014, banning rat-hole-mining in the state of Meghalaya.
Given below, are some of the news articles and perspectives published over the years, on child labour in rat-hole mining and our campaign against it.