Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Course Name: 

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Environmental problems due to mines and quarries. Land degradation. Pollution due to mining in terms of air and water. Acid Mine Drainage, Socio- economic impacts. Control measures. Pollution due to noise and vibrations. Effluents discharge. Reclamation of mined out and subsided areas. Mine closure. Environmental legislation and policies. Environmental Management Plan. Environmental Impact Assessment. Risk Analysis. Disaster management plan. Preparation of EMP for various mineral industries. Cost of environmental management. Environmental audit.


Dhar, B.B., Environmental Management of Mining Operations, Ashish Publication House, New Delhi, 1991.
Chadwick et al., Environmental Impacts of Coal Mmining and Utilization, Pergamon Press,1992.


Mining Engineering

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

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  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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