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CHILD MICA MINES : Dark Secret behind Beautiful Faces M L ...

2020-11-9 · Jharkhand lost more than 5 billion dollars to illegal mining in the recent past according to a recent federal government report. Survey: A report by DanWatch said: child labour is being used in the eastern states of Jharkhand and Bihar to extract mica which is used to add glitter to natural cosmetics, produced by at least 12 multinational ...

India''s mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make ...

2014-1-18 · This was published 7 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 ...

Mica Mine In Jharkhand

Mica Scavenging In Jharkhand Destroys Lives And . Rampant child labour As many as 5,000 children between the ages of six and 14 have dropped out of school in three mica mining districts of Jharkhand and adjoining state of Bihar to work as scavengers, according to a recent survey by Indias National Commission for Protection of Child Rights NCPCR.

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Mica House, 2A, Pretoria Street, ... Factory and works are located in the town of Giridih in the Indian State of Jharkhand (formerly Bihar State). It is placed about 400 Kms away from Kolkata (Calcutta) and advantageously situated in the heart of core mica mining belts.

Mica Mining Exposes Child Labor In The Makeup Industry

2019-5-4 · "The majority of mica mining takes place in Jharkhand and Bihar, but there are hardly any legal mines in these states, so the mica from these states is exported using the licenses of legal mines ...

The dark secret of Jharkhand''s shiny mineral mica

2019-8-23 · Although mica mining is officially banned in Jharkhand, in the absence of any alternate source of livelihood, local villagers continue to descend into mines to look for mica scrap. "There are 200 villages in four districts of Koderma, Giridih, Jamui and Nawada, which are dependent on dhibra as their only source of income. And, 75 per cent ...

Mica scavenging in Jharkhand destroys lives and environment

2019-10-22 · Koderma, some 170 kilometres from state capital Ranchi, is a hub for sourcing mica in the underdeveloped state of Jharkhand. Many thousands are involved in the mining as they see it as a viable livelihood in a state where 45 percent of the population lives in …

Mica mining

2020-10-18 · Mica mining Tag: Mica mining Crime माइका का अवैध कारोबार, खनन टास्क फोर्स की टीम ने दो फैक्ट्रि ... Jharkhand khabri - National News Website where you will get latest news of National, International, Politics, Cinema, Defense ...

Child Labour Free Mica | Kailash Satyarthi Children''s ...

2021-8-9 · Child Labour Free Mica is a transformative grassroots solution for complex and inter-related problems which adversely affect the protection and well-being of children and render them vulnerable to widespread exploitation in the mica mining districts of Bihar and Jharkhand in India. Developed on the Bal Mitra Gram™ (English: Child-Friendly ...

Child Labour Free Mica | Kailash Satyarthi Children''s ...

2021-8-9 · Over 5000 children in Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand and Nawada district of Bihar, have abandoned education to work in mica mines to support their families. Source: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights 2019

Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand ...

2020-10-6 · As per the Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation Ltd, the total mica reserve in Jharkhand was 13,554 tonne. This includes insulation bricks and mica powder. However, the Department of Mines and Geology of the Jharkhand government puts the mica reserves and resources in Jharkhand at 0.02 million tonnes.

The dark secret of Jharkhand''s shiny mineral mica

2019-8-23 · Till the 1980s, mica mining was a flourishing business in Bihar (Jharkhand was part of Bihar then) as majority of the mined mica was exported to the then USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) for space and military equipment production. In 1991, when the USSR divided, mica demand fell sharply.

Child Labour Free Mica | Kailash Satyarthi Children''s ...

2021-8-9 · The global mica market valued at USD 567 million in 2018 is expected to reach around USD 727 million by 2025. The History of Mica Mining in India. Human use of mica dates back to prehistoric times. Until the 19th Century, large crystals of mica were …

Responsible Mica Initiative for a responsible mica

2021-7-13 · The Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) is a global coalition for action – putting policy into practice – comprised of multiple organizations committed to establishing a fair, responsible and sustainable mica supply chain in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar in India that will eliminate unacceptable working conditions and eradicate child labor by 2022.

Unabated Illegal Mica Mining in Jharkhand Threatens Lives ...

2020-10-14 · The illegal mica mining in Jharkhand threatens the lives of locals, and has resulted in many deaths in the state. India has large reserves of mica, mostly found under forests in central and eastern parts of the country.

Sustainable Mica Sourcing | Sudarshan Chemical Industries ...

Experts estimate that approximately 70% of the mica production in India is the result of illegal mining in forests and abandoned mines. The majority of these activities take place in rural districts in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar and are driven by poverty among families.

Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand ...

2020-10-7 · Mica mining in India dates back to the mid and late 19th century when railway tracks were being laid down in the Bengal-Nagpur zone. By the 1950s, around 700 mica mines were operational, employing approximately 24,000 people. As per the Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation Ltd, the total mica reserve in Jharkhand was 13,554 tonne ...

Petition · Save The Children of Jharkhand From Mica Mines ...

The Jharkhand state in India had the largest deposits of mica in the world, however, the abundance of poverty in the region has led to widespread child labour in its mining. BBA (Bachpan Bachao Andolan) workers, who have been trying to stop child labour in Jharkhand''s mica mines for almost a decade, said estimating fewer than 10% of mica mine ...

Mica mining, why watchdogs count, by Peter Bengtsen (Le ...

2019-4-19 · I first met Karulal, 7, ten metres below ground hammering rocks in Jharkhand. He was looking for mica, a multipurpose mineral in high demand by the cosmetics, electronics and automotive industries worldwide. I was looking for mica miners in the jungles of Jharkhand…

Re-visiting the Unresolved Horrors of Mica Mining | by ...

2021-4-29 · In the northern Indian states of Jharkhand and Bihar, field research by SOMO estimated 22,000 child laborers in an area that did not cover even half the mica mining belt. Mica, a valuable and versatile group of silicate minerals, is high in demand as it fuels and permeates everything globally –electronics & automobiles as well as paints ...

Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand ...

2018-10-28 · Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand: Kailash Satyarthi; Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand: Kailash Satyarthi Kailash Satyarthi said innovative approach of creating ''Bal Mitra Grams'' (child friendly villages) in Jharkhand …

Illegal Mica Mining Continues Unabated in Jharkhand ...

2020-10-9 · Illegal Mica Mining Continues Unabated in Jharkhand, Causing Death and Disease. A 16-year-old goes into a rat-hole mine to search for mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, India, June 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Nita Bhalla. In Tisra village of Jharkhand''s mineral-rich Giridih district, about 180 kilometres north of ...

Illegal mica mining continues unabated in Jharkhand ...

2020-10-6 · Mica: killer and provider For the 5,000-odd poverty-stricken families of Jharkhand''s Giridih and Koderma districts, dhibra – the local term for low-quality flakes of mica – is both the provider and the killer, Rishikesh Mishra, secretary of Indian National Mines Workers Federation (INMWF), told Mongabay-India. "Mica mining is banned from decades but several hundred villagers still risk ...

A peek into Jharkhand''s mica mines where child labour ...

2021-2-20 · Giridih, Jhumri Telaiya: For generations, families living in the Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand have survived on the collection and trade of mica — a shimmery, translucent mineral used in cosmetics and automobiles. The mining of mica …

Child labour, mine deaths — Rihanna''s Fenty Beauty brings ...

2021-2-20 · Mica''s place in Jharkhand''s mining laws is complicated. Though the mining of mica is banned, its status is altered once it is manufactured. "There are three issues; illegal trade, invisible players and opaque market," said Sanjoy Patnaik, a researcher who has authored a report on mica mining in Jharkhand.

Survey on Education Wellbeing of Children in MICA …

2019-8-9 · Mica Mining Areas of Jharkhand & Bihar'''' The survey covered the districts of Koderma and Giridih in Jharkhand and Rajauli Block, Nawada district in Bihar. NCPCR organized the Convergence meetings at district level with district administrations and all concerned authorities, agencies as well as State level convergence meeting. The exercise was

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OTC International

2017-3-24 · OTC International is manufacturing & exporting of all grades of Mica & Mica Products. Chrestien Mining Company, the largest mica mining company in India with nearly 100 square kilometers of mining area in Bihar (now Jharkhand) was taken over by Agarwala in 1946 & and it was renamed as Christian Mica Industries. The name Agarwala became ...

A peek into Jharkhand''s mica mines where child labour ...

2021-2-20 · Mica mining is also notorious for its involvement of child labour, which has been reported by the global media extensively. The problem, however, still persists, and is threatened by the Covid-19 ...

Mining for Mica: Child Labor in India | The Borgen Project

2021-5-5 · Jharkhand and Bihar, two regions in the country''s eastern states, are where the majority of the mining for mica happens. In fact, around 60% of the world''s mica comes from those two regions . Before mica ends up in shiny eyeshadow and many other makeup products, it passes through many networks'' middlemen and wholesalers; it also crosses ...

Mica Mine In Jharkhand

Child labour rampant in mica mining districts of Bihar . New Delhi: Over 5,000 children in the age group of six to 14 years have abandoned education in the mica mining districts of Jharkhand and Bihar.A section of them have started working as labourers to supplement their family income, according to a government survey conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Child labour rampant in mica mining districts of Bihar ...

2019-8-25 · New Delhi: Over 5,000 children in the age group of six to 14 years have abandoned education in the mica mining districts of Jharkhand and Bihar.A section of them have started working as labourers to supplement their family income, according …

Child ProtectionProgramme in MICA mining areas of Jharkhand

2021-4-20 · Child ProtectionProgramme in MICA mining areas of Jharkhand. The Project area is part of the 3 bordering districts, namely Koderma & Giridih of Jharkhand state and Nawada district of Bihar state. The areas are marked by its difficult terrain surrounded with dense forests, poor connectivity and isolation from all sorts of basic amenities.