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Mental Health & Mine Workers


ISBN: 9788179065037
ISBN 9788179065037
Name of Authors Paliwal
Edition 1st
Book Type Hard Back
Year 2015
Pages 77
Language English

A research was carried out on the extensive work on Mental Health of Workers working at open cast and underground mines in India. This study is particularly converged on the oldest mine of Rajasthan, located in the Udaipur District. The instruments selected for the research are scientifically justified. This topic is of paramount importance in present day mining activity. Physical and mental health of works is momentous. The scales of the mental health study include - Job satisfaction, Job anxiety, Death anxiety, Emotional maturity. All the samples have been carefully taken from inside and outside the mines. The samples contained several skilled workers and supervisors from different mines of Hindustan Zinc Ltd. Udaipur, Located at Zawar Mines, Rajpura Dariba Mines and Maton Mines. The samples contained 200 supervisors and workers, out of which. 100 were working inside the mine, and the other 100 were working outside the mine. Standardized psychological tests were carries out for data analysis, the data related mostly to the: mean, S.D.C.V.S.E., and Co. relation and Multiple Regression. The design of research, sample categories \, size and statistical datas are appropriate. The analysis of results and conclusion from the results are liable for presentation. The findings have been critically evaluated with those of the previous studies made in this research, area. In implications of the conclusion that mental health maybe a significant risk factor for the occurrence of death anxiety is not proper. As such, there is a need to know the specific feature of mental health that carry the increased risk. The outcome of the data is grossly useful for expending mind activity in present scenario, not future or past scenarios and can only be used in hypothetical sense.

Lt. (Dr.) Rekha Paliwal is a SR. Psychologist and motivator. Presently, she is serving as Head of Department postgraduate Department of Psychology Guru Nanak Girls P.G. College, Udaipur affiliated to M.L.S. University, Udaipur. With her briliant academic record she was awarded Gold Medal in M.A. Psychology from M.L.S. University in 1988. She is also recipient of many Awards and Honours including Maharana Fateh Sing Award, State Level Award given by Governor of Rajasthan and Best NCC Officer Award. Dr. Rekha has written numerous papers published in various Natonal and International Journals. She has also presented papers in various National and International conferenaces, seminars and workshops ets. She has been imparting psychological counselling and moyivating masses from different sectors of society to help them achieve better psychological make-up. She is actively contributing through her involvement in NCC activities and the over all employment of women. At present she has been guiding Ph.D scholars in the field of psychology in industrials, clinical, education and other special areas. She is contributing for several other professional and social organisations.


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