Role of Brick Industry in the Degradation of Land and Environment- A case study of Daluadashgir village in Coochbehar District.

Mrinal Kanti Roy


The process of digging soil from agricultural field for Brick industry is frequently accompanied by severe soil erosion, and destruction of mixed vegetation cover and grazing lands. Further transportation of raw materials for brick industry that is soil leads to environmental pollution by mixing of dust particles in the atmosphere along with co2 accumulation during burning of fresh bricks. The present study investigates on the role of brick industry in the degradation of land and environment at Daluadashgir in Cooch Behar District of west Bengal. Furthermore, this investigation shows the increasing of agricultural density due to the above mention process.


agricultural density, environmental pollution, land degradation, Soil erosion.

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