Discovery of Coal Mines in Pakistan
Pakistan was once a British Colony after. the East India Company took over the land in the name of trade and business. During the 1880s, the British forces discovered. the coal reserves in different areas of Pakistan alongside the other regions of South Asia. Until the discovery of gas in Sui and oilfield in Toot, coal was the only resource for. generating enough heat. and energy.
Total Coal Reserves in Pakistan
Difficulties Faced by Coal Miners in Pakistan
Due to unsafe working conditions, many Afghan families had to bear the casualties. of their sole breadwinner. If you ever get a chance to visit the coal mines and the circumstances within which these workers. are spending most part of their day, you can witness this scenario as an. explicit violation of the Mines Act, 1923. In case you are unfamiliar with the rights that a mine worker gets with this act the. forthcoming discussion is for you to take a stand against all the violations. and inhumane treatment of companies making these workers. work for an undefined number of hours.