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/MH/MIN/42382/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Chikla Mining Project   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : MOIL is a Central PSU under Ministry of Steel Govt of India is presently operating 10 Mines in the State of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh . Chikla mine is located in Tumsar Tahsil of Bhandara District in Maharashtra state, mining is being carried out by underground method of mining.   (iv). State : Maharashtra   (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) : 61.64   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 70.07   (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 : MOIL LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : MOIL Bhavan,1-A, Katol Road,Nagpur-13   (iii). Address2 : MOIL Bhavan,1-A, Katol Road,Nagpur-13   (iv). State : Maharashtra   (v). District : Nagpur   (vi). Pin : 440013   (vii). Landmarks : MOIL BHAVAN   (viii). Email address : sksarkar.moil@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 2806100   (x). Fax No. : NIL   (xi). Mobile No. : 7774887598   (xii). Website (if any) : moil.nic.in   (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  
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
  (xiv). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Rajesh   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Bhattacharya   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: JtGM - Mines- Planning   (vi). Address 1: MOIL BHAVAN, 1-A, KATOL ROAD, NAGPUR-440013   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Maharashtra   (ix). District: Nagpur   (x). Tehsil: Nagpur (Urban)   (xi). Pin: 440013   (xii). Landmarks: MOIL BHAVAN   (xiii). Email Address: sksarkar.moil@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 2806243   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 7774887598   (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/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FC24 Oct 200070.0720
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/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCLegal status of forest land shall remain unchangedAgreed, Legal status of forest land shall remain unchanged.
2FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe user agency will make arrangement for free supply of LPG to all the workers of the project at earliest.Agreed, MOIL has supplied of LPG for free of cost to all the workers of the project.
3FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe user agency should consider giving some alternative source of fuel like kerosene/LPG to the surrounding villages.Agreed, MOIL has supplied of LPG for free of cost to all the workers of the project.
4FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe user agency will do mining as per the approved mining plan with a special attention to subsidence.Agreed, Mining operation is carried out by MOIL as per mining plan approved by IBM. MOIL is also a dedicated team to monitor the subsidence, till date no subsidence is observed due to mining operation.
5FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe period of permission for lease under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 will be for 20 years.Accepted
6FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe user agency will protect the forest land above the underground mine by erecting a stonewall fencing on the surface and carry out gap planting wherever required in consultation with the Forest Department.MOIL has already constructed boundary wall by barbed wire fencing in place of stone wall fencing as per MoEF Letter no. 8-51/99-FC, dtd. 8.02.2005 to protect the forest land above the underground mine on the surface and carried out gap planting with consultation with the Forest Department.
7FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe user agency should increase the rate of afforestation and cover the balance area within a period of 3-5 years.Agreed. MOIL has carried out plantation over an area of 64.18 Ha. by 411306 saplings the survival rate is around 80%..
8FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCGeneral safeguards for environment should be taken up in consultation with the State Pollution Control Board.Agreed, All the safeguard for environment are being taken care by MOIL with guidance of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.
9FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCThe area should be reclaimed by the user agency after capacity exhaustion/ cessation of mining.The void space created by underground working are reclaimed with sand by hydraulic sand stowing process to avoid the subsidence.
10FP/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCAny other condition that the State Govt. of the Chief Conservator of Forest (Central) Regional Office, Bhopal may impose from time to in the interest of afforestation and protection of forests.Agreed, MOIL is liable to obey any other condition that the State Govt. of the Chief Conservator of Forest (Central) Regional Office, Bhopal may impose from time to in the interest of afforestation and protection of forests.
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/MH/MIN/374/19998-51/1999-FCNet present value002 Feb 2000
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.
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.Bhandara70.070
Total70.070
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Bhandara70.070
Total70.070
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Chikla14.840
2Sitasaongi530
3Edurbuchi2.220
70.06 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
113.910
229.930
330.570
440.430
5546.680
663.560
770.280
882.710
Total 68.07 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Bhandara
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 70.07   (ii).Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Eight
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.
1.3.91    View File
2.9.93No Data
3.0.57    View File
4.0.43    View File
5.3.56    View File
6.48.68    View File
7.2.71    View File
8.0.28    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): 991   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 1000
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-11015/84/2007-IA.II(M)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 21 Aug 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
101 Jul 2002 To 30 Jun 202216 Sep 2004Govt. of Maharashtra13 Mar 2006
 (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
1Manganese Ore0.20.151.21.61
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 Jun 2017 (ii) Approval authority : Indian Bureau of Mines Nagpur (iii) Copy of approval of mining plan : (iv) Copy of approved mining plan : (v) Nature of mining (underground/opencast) : Underground (vi) Copy of 3D subsidence analysis report : (vii) Copy of the detailed land use plan in 14,000 scale prepared by using DGPS or Total Station :   (viii).  Copy of map of the outer boundary of mining lease area: No Data
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 : No Pl Area
M-5.1 . Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting
Serial No No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch) No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch)
1394644
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
1Manganese Ore0.270600.157060
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
1Manganese Ore0.150.20.18203.594.489
(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
NIL