14:11 HRS IST
New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal has
said that the state government has an obligation to provide
humane working conditions, safety gadgets, proper remuneration
and other such facilities to workers engaged in the mining of
The observation came while hearing a case relating to a
2012 mining accident in Meghalaya in which 15 persons were
killed after being trapped in a coal mine.