Q. 24.4( 5 Votes )

What is rathole mining?

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Rat-hole mining refers to the mining of minerals like coal, limestone, iron ore, etc., by drilling long tunnels downwards from the surface is called Rat-hole mining. Generally, mining of minerals is done by the Government. But this rat-hole mining is done by individuals, families or groups. This mining is done by the tribals of northeast India.


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