FORM - B
Form for seeking prior approval under Section-2 of the proposals by the State Governments and other authorities, in respect of renewal of leases,
which have been earlier granted clearance under Forest (Conservation) Act,1980
PART - I
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/JH/MIN/42609/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : New Gidi C OCP   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : This is an open cast project for renewal of 73.55 ha forest land diversion. The project is located in hazaribagh district of Jharkhand.   (iv). State : Jharkhand   (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) : 18.4   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 73.55   (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 : Central Coalfields Limited   (ii). Address1 : central coalfields limited Argada Area   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Jharkhand   (v). District : Hazaribag   (vi). Pin : 829109   (vii). Landmarks : NIL   (viii). Email address : forestgdc@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 2365455   (x). Fax No. : NIL   (xi). Mobile No. : 8987790494   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Details of Proposals seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land submitted by the User Agency 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
1ApprovedFP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FC73.5573.5509 Jun 200301 Jun 2004
Total 73.55 73.55
  (xiv). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Umesh   (ii). Middle Name: Chandra   (iii). Last Name: Gupta   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: projectofficer   (vi). Address 1: OFFICE OF THE PROJECT OFFICER   (vii). Address 2: CENTRAL COALFIELDS LIMITED, ARGADA AREA POST GIDDI C   (viii). State: Jharkhand   (ix). District: Hazaribag   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 829109   (xii). Landmarks: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: forestgdc@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 2365455   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8987790494   (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:
A-4. Details of approvals under the Forest (Conservation) Act , 1980 accorded in the past
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Date of approval Area of forest land diverted Period of diversion
1FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FC01 Jun 200473.5515
A-5. Status of compliance to conditions stipulated in the previous approvals
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Conditions stipulated by the MoEF Details of the compliance
1FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCLegal status of forest land shall remain unchangedAgreed. Legal Status of Forest land shall remain unchanged
2FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCCompensatory afforestation shall be raised over double the degraded forest land i.e. 148 Ha and shall be maintained at the project cost.The cost of NPV, Compensatory Afforestation & other charges amounting to Rs. 4,93,88,346.00 has already been paid to DFO Ramgarh by cheque no. 1) 026255 ( Rs. 48788346) dated 01.12.2003 2) 131507 dated 10.12.2003 (Rs. 600000).
3FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe diversion of forest land will be allowed for a period of 15 years only.Proposal for extension of lease is being submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi through proposal no FP/JH/MIN/42609/2019.
4FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe state government shall transfer these and other funds to Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).The mentioned amounts has been transferred to Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Agency (CAMPA) account
5FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe tenancy land acquired by the user agency shall be reclaimed and declared as reserve forest.It shall be reclaimed. Till date 54.35 ha of plantation has been done.
6FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCRCC pillars of 4 feet height shall be erected to demarcate the area by the user agency at the project cost and will be marked with forward and backward bearings.Demarcation has already been completed.
7FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe user agency shall raise, fence and maintain a safety zone around the mining area and will raise and maintain the plantation over an area one and half times in extent of the safety zone at the project cost.The cost of fencing and protection of the safety zone amount of Rs. 18,75,040.00 and cost of afforestation for 1.5 times of safety zone amounting to Rs. 85,483.00 has already been paid to DFO Ramgarh
8FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCAll necessary measures should be taken by the user agency to protect the surrounding environment and especially the Marangarah nallah.Necessary measures have been taken to protect the surrounding environment and nearby flowing Marangarah nallah. The mining is being carried out at a safe distance from the Marangarah nallah.
9FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe User agency should implement the reclamation works as per the reclamation plan and monitoring of the reclamation works should be done continuously by the User Agency and the State Forest Department.Reclamation of mined out areas is being concurrently carried out as per the reclamation plan. Monitoring of reclamation works and Plantation over the reclaimed area is being done with the help of state forest department as per the approved EMP. Till date 73,809 trees have been planted over an area of 54.35 Ha. with the help of State Forest Department.
10FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe reclamation of the old and abandoned mines and OB dump areas should be carried out as per the comprehensive reclamation plan submitted by the project authorities and in accordance with the decisions taken in the meeting held on 31.03.2003 in the Ministry of Environment and Forests in this regard. The progress report of the action taken may be submitted to the state forest department and Regional Office, Bhubaneshwar for monitoring.Mining is being carried out as per the approved mining plan. Concurrent reclamation is being carried out & Plantation over the reclaimed area is being done with the help of state forest department as per the approved EMP. Reclamation of mined out areas is being concurrently carried out as per the reclamation plan. Till date 73,809 trees have been planted over an area of 54.35 Ha. with the help of State Forest Department.
11FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCRehabilitation of displaced persons should be carried out as per the rehabilitation plan and the displaced persons should not be rehabilitated on the forestland.Land Oustees have been rehabilitated as per the R&R policy of the company. Dispaced persons not rehabilitated on forest land.
12FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCTrees shall be felled only when it becomes necessary and that should be done under strict supervision of the State Forest Department.No felling of tree outside the excavation area has been done. Further, wherever it is to be done it will be done as per the directive of the DFO / State Forest department.
13FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCNo labour camps shall be established on the Forest land.Agreed. There is no labour camp on the Forest land.
14FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCSufficient firewood shall be provided by the User Agency to the labourers at the project cost after purchase from the State Forest Department / Forest Development Corporation.Provision of LPG to all the employees including workers & staff has been done by the CCL Management.
15FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe User agency shall ensure that there should be no damage to the available wildlife.Agreed.? No damage is being done to the available wildlife.
16FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 is subjected to the clearance under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, if applicable.The approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 is subjected to the clearance under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, if applicable.
17FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCThe forest land shall not be used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal.Agreed, It will not be used for any other purpose.
18FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCAny other condition that the State Government as well as CCF (Central) Regional Office, Bhubaneswar may impose from time to time for the protection and improvement of flora and fauna in the forest area.Agreed. Any condition in the interest of afforestation, conservation & management of flora & fauna is welcome and will be readily implemented.
A-6. Details of payments made in respect of the approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act , 1980 accorded in the past
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Item/Nature Amount paid (in Rupees) Date of Payment
1FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCNet present value4265900001 Dec 2003
2FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCCompensatory Afforestation448635401 Dec 2003
3FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCSafety Zone8548301 Dec 2003
4FP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FCProtected Area Fund187504001 Dec 2003
A-7. Details of the forest land returned back to the State Forest Department or any other Authority from the forest land diverted in favour of the user agency
  (i). Details of the forest land returned back to the State Forest Department or any other Authority from the forest land diverted in favour of the user agency: No
Serial No Area No of patch Area of patch Uploaded patch Uploaded GPS Date of return Authority Uploaded documentary proof
NIL
A-9. Details of Transfer of Lease
Serial No Name of person Address of person Date of transfer MMDR File Transfer Deed Conservation MoEF_file No Date of approval MoEF file
NIL
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
  (i). Whether any proposal seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land required for the project has been submitted in the past?. : Yes   (ii). 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
1ApprovedFP/JH/MIN/436/20028-149/2002-FC73.5573.5509 Jun 200301 Jun 2004
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.Ramgarh73.550
Total73.550
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Hazaribag73.550
Total73.550
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Dadi73.550
73.55 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Present OB Dump6.150
2proposed OB dump14.480
3Present Quarry3.060
4Proposed Quarry36.970
5Others (Road, etc)12.890
Total 73.55 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Ramgarh
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 73.55   (ii).Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : One
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of Patches To view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.73.55    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 DGPS 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): 63   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 94500
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.: J-11015/34/2007-IA.II(M)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 08 Nov 2007
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?: NIL   (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 ?: NIL   (iii) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: NIL
M. Mining Details
M-1.1 . Details of grant/renewal of mining lease in the past
Serial No Period Date of grant/renewal Designation of authority Copy of grant of the mining lease Date of execution Copy of the lease deed
102 Apr 1962 To 02 Apr 206202 Apr 1962Govt Of India02 Apr 1962
 (i) Nature and quantity of mineral actually extracted from the forest and non-forest land NIL
Serial No Mineral Qty. of ore proposed to be extracted during the lease period Qty. of ore actually extracted during the lease period
Forest land Non-Forest land Forest land Non-Forest land
1Coal and Lignite3.0702.420
Application under the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 for renewal of the mining lease : No
M-2 . Details of Mining Plan
(i) Date of approval of mining plan : 30 Mar 1989 (ii) Approval authority : CCL Board (iii) Copy of approval of mining plan : No Data (iv) Copy of approved mining plan : (v) Nature of mining (underground/opencast) : Opencast (vi) Copy of the detailed land use plan in 14,000 scale prepared by using DGPS or Total Station :   (vii).  Copy of map of the outer boundary of mining lease area:
M-3 . Details of prospecting undertaken to assess mineral reserves
M-4 . Details of extension (if any) of original prospecting licence issued in the past
(i) Extension of original prospecting license was extended : No
Serial No Designation of authority Date of grant From date To Date Copy of the approval accorded for extension
NIL
M-5 . Brief details of prospecting activities undertaken in the mining lease
(i) Detail of prospecting activity under taken in the mining lease : prospecting activity has been undertaken by CMPDIL
M-5.1 . Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting
Serial No No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch) No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch)
141400
M-5.2 . Estimated Reserve along with accuracy and confidence level
Serial No Mineral Estimated Reserve in forest land Estimated Reserve in non-forest land
Estimated Reserve %accuracy %confidence level Estimated Reserve %accuracy %confidence level
1Coal and Lignite3.071001000100100
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) Approval under the Forest(Conservation) Act, 1980 for undertaking prospecting activities in the forest land : No
M-7 . Mineral wise details
Number of minerals : NIL
Serial No Minerals Estimated non forest land Estimated forest land Proposed annual extraction Estimated life of mine Total extraction Estimated mineral
1Coal and Lignite03.070.6302.420
(i) Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease : Non captive (ii) Copy of details of the plan for the transportation of the minerals :
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Toposheet
2Annexure II (Stage II letter)
3Annexure III (Stage II FC compliance)
4Request to DC Hazaribagh
5Undertaking regd CA land
6Undertaking regd FRA & NOC
7Land schedule
8Tree Enumeration regd
9Undertaking regd R&R plan
10Undertaking regd NPV &CA
11Remittance in Ad-hoc CAMPA
12EC of New Gidi C OCP
13Undertaking
14Stage-II FC of New Gidi C OCP
15Authenticated Land Schedule of Gidi C leasehold. The project boundary of new Gidi C OCP comes under the leasehold of Gidi C.
16Compliance to the query dated 19.03.2020
17Stage II FC (237.30 Ha)
18Compliance to the EDS dated 23.02.2021
19reply to EDS sought on 18.06.21
20reply to ADS sought on 01.10.20
21Acquisition under CB(A&D) Act, 1957 and L.A Act