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Just Transition in India: An Inquiry into the challenges and opportunities for a post-coal future

Chandra Bhushan, Srestha Banerjee, Shruti Aggarwal , iFOREST
This book builds the case for just transition in India with a brief conceptual background of theories and definitions. India’s coal reserves, consequences of their prolonged uses, and alternatives are presented. Case study of Ramgarh is effectively presented to reflect the socio-economic profile of the region, level of dependence on coal, to identify most relevant ways to diversify livelihood sources. A prospective plan for Just transition is presented linked to the existing national policies, and international mechanisms.