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/149564/2021   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Bhaskarpara Coal Mine   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Bhaskarpara Coal Mine is allocated to M/s Prakash Industries Limited by Ministry of Coal, Government of India vide vesting order no.NA/104/5/2021-NA Dated 18.11.2021 for commercial 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) : 28483   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 515.581   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 416.419   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 30
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : Prakash Industries Limited   (ii). Address1 : 15 Km Stone ,Delhi Road , Hissar Haryana   (iii). Address2 : 15 Km Stone ,Delhi Road , Hissar Haryana   (iv). State : Chhattisgarh   (v). District : Bilaspur   (vi). Pin : 495006   (vii). Landmark : A-09, Shatabdi Nagar, Behind Songanga colony ,Seep   (viii). Email address : akc@prakash.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 775-2258480   (x). Fax No. : 775-2258612   (xi). Mobile No. : 9811459718   (xii). Website (if any) : www.prakash.com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Others
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Ashok   (ii). Middle Name: Kumar   (iii). Last Name: Chaturvedi   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Director ( Corporate Affairs)   (vi). Address 1: 15 Km Stone ,Delhi Road , Hissar Haryana   (vii). Address 2: 15 Km Stone ,Delhi Road , Hissar Haryana   (viii). State: Chhattisgarh   (ix). District: Bilaspur   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 495006   (xii). Landmark: A-09, Shatabdi Nagar, Behind Songanga colony ,Seep   (xiii). Email Address: akc@prakash.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 775-2258480   (xv). Fax No.: 2258612   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9811459718   (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
List of 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
NIL
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.Surajpur515.581416.419
Total515.581416.419
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Surajpur515.581416.419
Total515.581416.419
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Badsara14.8522.525
2Khadapara117.753.151
3Baskarpara165.76129.628
4Kurridih11.12674.86
5Kewara42.217.74
6Danouli-khurd15.172.181
7Kusmusi0.054.19
8PF 1620111.4160
9PF 16191.830
10PF 161835.5490
Total 515.581 374.275
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1External Dump78.02516.905
2Nalla Diversion1.940
3Mine infrastructure1.624.67
4Settling Pond1.120
5safety Zone9.0554.275
6Barriers & others Area4.4361.05
7Excavation Area216.751240.615
8Underground Mine Area201.806148.607
9Road Diversion0.8280.297
Total 515.581 416.419
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Surajpur
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 515.581   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : One
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.
1.515.581    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): 79   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 400
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: Yes   (a). Total Number of families : 301   (b). Number of Scheduled Caste families : 83   (c). Number of Schedule Tribes families : 76   (d). Number of other families : 142   (ii). Copy of Rehabilitation and Resettlement Plan:   (a). Copy of approval to Ministry of Tribal Affairs,Government of India to Rehabilitation and Resettlement:
G. Details of Cost-Benefit analysis for the Project
  (i). Whether the Project requires Cost-Benefit analysis?: Yes   (a). Copy of Cost-Benefit analysis:
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 under process   (ii). Environmental Clearance File No.: IA-J-11015/90/2021-IA-II(M)
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? : Yes
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? : No
L. Details of land identified for Compensatory Afforestation
  (i). Whether non-forest or Revenue forest land is required to be provided by User Agency?: Yes   (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 ?: No   (iii). No. of districts involved for raising Compensatory Afforestation: 3   (iv). No. of patches: Five
District 1. : Balrampur
  (a). Village: Sauni   (b). Area(in ha.): 50.03   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: 647,648,649,651,655,657,658,659/2,660,668   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof: No Data
District 2. : Janjgir - Champa
  (a). Village: SARAGAON , AFRID A, AFRID B, JHARRA, KAMRID, PACHORI AND MUDPAR   (b). Area(in ha.): 161.904   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: 141/1,141/5, 1707, 405/1, 12/1, 620/1, 301/1 AND 401/1   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 3. : Balrampur
  (a). Village: Dumarkholi   (b). Area(in ha.): 32.236   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: 200,202,203,204,277,279,199,197,198,276,281...etc   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 4. : Rajnandgaon
  (a). Village: Amgaon, Jamgaon and Khadi   (b). Area(in ha.): 56.248   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: 401/1,401/2,404/1,404/2,525/1,524/1,,524/2,520,521,525/2,522/3,522/2,482/2,481,504/1,504/4,504/8,482/3,480/4.....etc   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
  (v). Scanned copy of the map of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation prepared by using GPS ot Total Station:   (vi). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet in 1:50,000 scale indicating location of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation:
M. Mining Details
M-1. Details of Mineral Concessions
  (i). Whether the forest land is aquired under Coal Bearing Areas Act: No   (a). Reference number of Letter of Intent for grant of mining lease.(approval letter of the State Mines and Geology Department): NA-104/5/2021-NA   (b). Date of issue of the Letter of Intent(LOI) for grant of mining lease: 18 Nov 2021   (c). Copy the Letter of Intent(LOI):   (d). Total area of the mining lease(in ha.): 932   (e). Area of forest land located in the mining lease(in ha.): 515.581
M-2. Details of Mining Plan
  (i). Date of approval of mining plan: 18 Nov 2022   (ii). Approval authority: Ministry of Coal   (iii). Copy of approval of mining plan:   (iv). Copy of approved mining plan:   (v). Nature of mining (underground/opencast): Opencast+Underground   (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-2.1 Details of safety zone of mining lease (to be provided in case of opencast and opencast plus underground mines)
  (a). Total area of safety zone of the mining lease in ha: 13.326
Breakup of safety zone
S.no Location of safety zone Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Any other4.279.056
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 :
  (i). Detail of prospecting activity under taken in the mining lease: Bhaskarpara Coal Mine belongs to Fully Explored Mine category. Exploration done under the supervision of CMPDIL and Geological Note Prepared on October 1999 by RI-V CMPDIL Bilaspur CG. (Annexure-11a)
M-5.1 Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting :
Bore holes drilled for prospecting
S.no No. of Bore holes (in forest land) Diameters(in inch.) forest land No. of Bore holes (in non-forest land) Diameters(in inch.) non-forest land
1634454
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 (+ -) % confidence level
Coal and Lignite28.14610010018.764100100
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 Lignite18.76428.14612824.1724.17
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: NIL   (a).Copy note containing details of the linked end-use Project: No Data   (ii).Copy note containing details of the plan for the transportation of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease: No Data
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Annexure-1 Ltr to Sr Tech Dir
2Annexure-2 Previous FC Proposal Rgd UT
3Annexure-5 DGPS Report
4Annexure-6 Details of Forest Land 515.581 Ha
5Annexure-6a Details of ML Area 932.00 Ha
6Annexure-7 NOC Rgd Revenue Forest land
7Annexure-9 Vesting Order by MoC GoI
8Annexure-10 Land use Plan
9Annexure-11 Reply by DFO office rgd EDS
10Annexure-11a Geological Note for EDS Pt no. 15(7)
11UT for Environment Clearance
12UT for FRA certificate
13UT for NPV
14CMPDIL Certified Plan showing Vesting Order Cardinal Points with Geological Block/ Mining Lease Area
15Geo referenced Forest Map
16Annexure-12 SOI Toposheet
17Annexure-5a DGPS Plates
18Annexure-8 Demand Draft Rs. 1,81,000/-
19Covering letter
20Annexure-4 CA Land regarding UT
21Annexure-3 Cost Benefit Analysis