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Just Transition in Coal: A Perspective from Jharkhand

Bhushan C, Banerjee S, Agarwal S , Sameeksha Trust (India) , Economic & Political Weekly 56(29) , 16 Jul 2021

The article discusses why it is an imperative for India to begin deliberation on a just transition from coal in light of some of the compelling factors. It then evaluates what a just transition in India might entail building on an on-ground study of a coal district in Jharkhand, one of India’s top coal mining states. And finally, it outlines the planning and policy considerations that will be necessary to support a just transition.