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Collieries

Volume 237: debated on Monday 24 March 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for India (1) what is the total number of separate colliery companies in each of three coalfields of Jhairia, Raniganj and Bokaro; and how many of them are British-owned and how many are Indian-owned;(2) what is the total number of mining officials employed as certificated managers as certificated under-managers and as certificated surveyors in each of the three coalfields of Jhairia, Raniganj and Bokaro; and how many in each grade in each coalfield are British and how many are Indian in nationality

I am sending my hon. Friend a publication issued by the Government of India, which gives all the information in my possession on the points included in this question and the next.