Evaluating the Implementation of Government Schemes and Policies for Communities Living in and Around Mining Areas: A Situational Analysis
Introduction: Mining is one of the most hazardous occupations. There are many legislation that governs the mining
sector in India. Also, various schemes and policies are in place for the mining community including Rajasthan Policy on
Pneumoconiosis. This study was to planned to perform a situational analysis in implementation of the Government
schemes and policies for such communities.
Material and Methods: It was a qualitative study which included taking up of in-depth interviews and focus group
discussion of inhabitants in and around mines of Jodhpur district and key-informant interviews of stakeholders including
healthcare providers, NGOs working in mining areas and other administrative stake holders in the district.
Results: Situational analysis was done under SWOT Analysis depicting various strengths and concerns with respect to
the government schemes and policies. It will be discussed in detail during the conference.
Conclusion: The situational analysis revealed the ground reality of government schemes and policies as well as the
issues pertaining to implementation and disbursement.
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