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/GA/MIN/27118/2017   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Vangi Bindi Advona Mine   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : “Vangi Bindi Advona” mining lease bearing T. C. No. 10/1951 is located in the Sulcorna & Vichundrem Villages of Quepem & Sanguem Taluka respectively in South Goa District of Goa, which is southernmost tip of Goan iron ore deposits identified by Geological Survey of India published vide GSI bulletin   (iv). State : Goa   (v). Category of the Proposal : Mining   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 1527.5   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 6.8473   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 7.0743   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 10
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : MINESCAPE & KADAR ORES PVT. LTD.   (ii). Address1 : Minescape Bldg. M.G. Road   (iii). Address2 : Panaji Goa   (iv). State : Goa   (v). District : North Goa   (vi). Pin : 403001   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : mkopl@minescapegoa.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 832-2435006   (x). Fax No. : 832-   (xi). Mobile No. : 9823088247   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Rashmine   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Fernandes   (iv). Gender: Female   (v). Designation: Manager   (vi). Address 1: Minescape Bldg. M.G. Road,   (vii). Address 2: Panaji Goa   (viii). State: Goa   (ix). District: North Goa   (x). Tehsil: Tiswadi   (xi). Pin: 403001   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: rashmine11@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 832-2435005   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8805323224   (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.South6.84737.0743
Total6.84737.0743
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.South Goa6.84737.0743
Total6.84737.0743
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Sulcorna6.84737.0743
Total 6.8473 7.0743
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1One6.84737.0743
Total 6.8473 7.0743
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : South
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 6.8473   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : One
Segment wise details
Segments Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of Segments
(To view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer).
1.6.8473    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:   (ii). Whether a copy of map indicating location of alternative examine is required to be provided: No   (a). Reason for not providing such map: Not applicable
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 60   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 20000
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?: 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 obtained   (b). Environmental Clearance File No.: NIL   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: NIL
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? : 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?: No   (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) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: Certificate from Chief Secretary regarding non-availability of suitable non-forest/ revenue forest land
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): 96/370/88/IIR-Mines/3106   (b). Date of issue of the Letter of Intent(LOI) for grant of mining lease: 12 Jan 2015   (c). Copy the Letter of Intent(LOI):   (d). Total area of the mining lease(in ha.): 82.328   (e). Area of forest land located in the mining lease(in ha.): 68.4064
M-2. Details of Mining Plan
  (i). Date of approval of mining plan: 13 Feb 2017   (ii). Approval authority: Indian Bureau of Mines   (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: NA
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: DETAILS OF EXPLORATION The lease area was initially prospected by exploratory pits and subsequently by way of drilling. 308 nos. of boreholes have been drilled by way of DTH & core drilling with cu
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
12863.2223.2
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
Iron Ore2.16790900.1169090
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: Two
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.)
Iron Ore0.1162.1670.25102.50
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: No Data
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Certificate that demand for private forest land is minimum
2Details of area categorized as private forest and forest land
3Details of non forest land within lease
4Undertaking to bear the cost of raising and maintenance of Compensatory Afforestation as well as cost for protection and regeneration of Safety Zone, NPV, etc.
5Statement showing abstract of tree growth in private forest area sought for diversion
6Certificate that the company has never violated the provisions of FCA, 1980
7Beneficiaries of the project
8Statement showing details of mineral extracted during last 10 years
9Consent to Establish obtained from Goa State Pollution Control Board
10Lease renewal Order granted by State Government
11Title of Concession
12Translation of Title of Concession
13Affidavit stating survey numbers within the lease
14Form I and XIV
15Purpose wise break up of land required
16Environment Clearance order granted by MoEF&CC
17Certificate stating that the project will not affect monuments of historical, religious, archaeological importance including WLS, NP,etc.
18Pole bearings of private forest area proposed for diversion
19Bearings of Lease boundary pillars.
20Forest Clearance already obtained for total forest area within lease.
21Checklist
22Application in Form A
23Index Map
24Map showing Private forest land in lease and adjoining land use
25Contour Plan or Surface Plan
26Geo-referenced Cadastral Plan
27Map showing private forest land within ML
28Map showing shortest distance from Netravali WLS
29Map showing Safety zone area of private forest land
30Purpose Wise Break up of private forest land within lease.