About Us

Who We Are

Mine Labour Protection Campaign (or MLPC) was established in 1994, following deliberations through a series of workshops, seminars and activities in Jodhpur attended by environmentalists, lawyers and civil society organisations on the mining situation in Rajasthan. These meetings demonstrated the need for a counter voice on the mining situation as well as the necessity for a campaign to protect the rights of mine and quarry workers. The campaign was initially guided by a steering committee comprised of experts from various areas of civil society including Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer, a retired judge of the Supreme Court, as its patron.

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