Accounting for unsustainable mineral extraction in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal: final report

This study aims to estimate the extent of and value the depletion of mineral resources and environmental costs of mining in two states of India - Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal. The study was commissioned by the Central Statistical Organization with the objective of developing a methodology and data framework for accounting for unsustainable mineral extraction in the country, which can be used to supplement and/or adjust the conventional national income accounts.