FORM - A
Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
PART - I
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/CG/MIN/13199/2015   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : GEVRA OPENCAST   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Diversion of 112.385 Ha of Revenue Forest Land for Coal Mining.   (iv). State : Chhattisgarh   (v). Category of the Proposal : Mining   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 267567   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 112.385   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 0   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 30
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : SOUTH EASTERN COALFIELDS LTD   (ii). Address1 : Post Box No. 60 Seepat Road Bilaspur Chhattisgarh   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Chhattisgarh   (v). District : Bilaspur   (vi). Pin : 495006   (vii). Landmark : SECL HQ   (viii). Email address : seclforest@rediffmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 7752-246351   (x). Fax No. : 7752-246351   (xi). Mobile No. : 9425531622   (xii). Website (if any) : www.secl.gov.in   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Swarup   (ii). Middle Name: Kumar   (iii). Last Name: Mohanty   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: GENERAL MANAGER   (vi). Address 1: Office of the General Manager GEVRA AREA   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Chhattisgarh   (ix). District: Korba   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 495452   (xii). Landmark: GM Office Gevra Area   (xiii). Email Address: noenvgevra@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 7815-275430   (xv). Fax No.: 7815275434   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9425531732   (xvii). Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency:
B. Details of land required for the Project
B-1. Details of proposal seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land for the Project already submitted in the past
Proposal Submitted in Past
S.no Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
1Apporved8-79/2006-FC8-79/2006-FC564.885564.88520 Oct 200620 Apr 2015
2Apporved8-77/2006-FC8-79/2006-FC192.046192.04620 Oct 200620 Apr 2015
3Apporved8-81/2006-FC8-81/2006-FC46.19846.19820 Oct 200620 Apr 2015
4ApprovedFP/CG/MIN/962/20058-CHA033/2005-FCD100.898100.89820 Oct 200605 May 2008
5Apporved8-33/2005-FC8-33/2005-FC100.898100.89820 Oct 200605 May 2008
Total 1004.925 1004.925
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved
S.no Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Katghora112.3850
Total112.3850
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Korba112.3850
Total112.3850
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Naraibodh62.8190
2Raliya49.5660
Total 112.385 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Opencast mining112.3850
Total 112.385 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Katghora
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 112.385   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Two
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.62.819    View File
2.49.566    View File
  (iii). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed to be diverted:   (iv). Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed to be diverted prepared by using GPS or Total Station:
D. Justification for locating the Project in forest land and details of alternatives examined:
  (i). Copy of note containing justification for locating the Project in forest land:
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 2748   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 0
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: No
G. Details of Cost-Benefit analysis for the Project
  (i). Whether the Project requires Cost-Benefit analysis?: No
H. Status of Environmental Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project requires Clearance under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 ? : Yes   (a). Status of the Environmental Clearance to the Project: EC obtained   (b). Environmental Clearance File No.: J-11015/85/2010-IA-II(M)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 31 Jan 2014
I. Status of Wildelife Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in any Protected Area or their Eco sensitive zone? : No
J. Applicability of special provisions governing Scheduled Areas
  (i).Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in a Scheduled Area? : No
K. Status of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted
  (i). Whether the process for settlement of Rights under the Forest Rights Acts 2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted has been completed? : Yes   (a). Copy of documentry evidence in support of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted:
L. Details of land identified for Compensatory Afforestation
  (i). Whether non-forest or Revenue forest land is required to be provided by User Agency?: Not Applicable   (ii). Whether the area of non-forest land or Revenue forest land required to be provided by User Agency for raising Compensatory Afforestation is less than area of forest land proposed to be diverted ?: Not Applicable   (iii) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: Not Applicable
M. Mining Details
M-1. Details of Mineral Concessions
  (i). Whether the forest land is aquired under Coal Bearing Areas Act: Yes   (a). Total area of the mining lease(in ha.): 4184.486   (b). Area of forest land located in the mining lease(in ha.): 1016.412
M-2. Details of Mining Plan
  (i). Date of approval of mining plan: 01 Jun 2010   (ii). Approval authority: BOARD OF DIRECTORS COAL INDIA LIMITED   (iii). Copy of approval of mining plan:   (iv). Copy of approved mining plan:   (v). Nature of mining (underground/opencast): Opencast   (vi). Copy of the detailed land use plan in 1:4,000 scale prepared by using GPS or Total Station :   (vii). Copy of map of the outer boundary of mining lease area:     View file
M-3. Details of prospecting undertaken to assess mineral reserves
  (i). Whether detailed prospecting to assess mineral reserve in the lease has been undertaken: No
M-4. Details of extension (if any) of original prospecting licence issued in the past
  (i). Whether detailed prospecting to assess mineral reserve in the lease has been undertaken: No
M-5. Brief details of prospecting activities undertaken in the mining lease :
M-5.2 Estimated Reserve along with accuracy and confidence level
Estimated Reserve along with accuracy and confidence level
Minerals Estimated Reserve
(million tones)
% accuracy (+ -) % confidence level Estimated Reserve
(million tones)
% accuracy (+ -) Estimated mineral reserve
at the end of mining lease(million tons.)
NIL
M-6. Details of approval under the Forest (Consevation) Act,1980 obtained for undertaking prospecting activities in the forest land located in the mining lease
  (i).Whether approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for undertaking prospecting activities in the forest land located in the mining lease have been obtained No
Details of approval under the Forest(Consevation) Act,1980
S.no MoEF File No Date of approval Area of forest land diverted(in ha.) From Date To Date
NIL
M-7. Mineral wise details
  (i). No. of minerals: One
Mineral wise details
Minerals Estimated reserve in
non forest land(million tons.)
Estimated reserve
in forest land(million tons.)
Estimated annual
extraction(million tons.)
Estimated life
of mine(Yrs.)
Total estimated extraction during
mining lease period(million tons.)
Estimated mineral reserve
at the end of mining lease(million tons.)
Coal and Lignite516.921504116666.920
M-7.1 Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease
  (i). Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease: Non captive   (ii).Copy note containing details of the plan for the transportation of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Reply to letter No.886 dt.01-04-2015
2Compliance of 100.898 Ha
3Handover of 100.898 Ha
4Reclamation details.
5EC 41 MTY Dated 06-02-2015
6Demand drafts
7EDS Compliance