Socio-economic profile and quality of life index in Talcher and Ib Valley coal mines

The paper presents the socioeconomic profile of the people around proposed mining areas of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited at Talcher and Ib valley coal mine areas to generate base line data for future intervention. The Quality Of Life (QOL) has also been indexed in a 0-10 point scale based on some important value function like occupation , caste and land ownership. Jan 2008