Chhattisgarh’s Korba district has a livelihood plan for mining-affected families

In a move that can improve the lives of families directly affected by mining, district authorities of Korba, Chhattisgarh’s coal and thermal power hub, have initiated a resource-based plan that can ensure sustainable income for hundreds.

This could be the first district in the country to initiate a targeted resource and need-based livelihood plan through the District Mineral Foundation (DMF), and can set a precedent for other mining-affected districts if implemented well. Read more

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