ASSESSING QUALITY OF LIFE FOR A POPULATION IN VULNERABLE AREAS OF %MARIA COALFIELDS, INDIASayanti Sen, Goutam Seri and B. K.Tewary
Aim of this paper is to make a comparative assessment of quality of life for Jharia coalfield area within Damodar River Basin region India, with time. This mineral rich zone is envisaging serious problems due to environmental degradation and over-exploitation of natural resources. In this study, attempts have been made to evaluate changes due to several influencing factors. Analysis has been done on data collected for the years 1998, 2006 and 2008 and on the basis of the findings quality of life parameters have been developed segregating primary and secondary factors.
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