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/RJ/MIN/7892/2014   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Renewal of diversion of 167.707 ha of forest land in favour of Hindustan Copper Limited for mining of copper in Kolihan Copper Mine in Jhunjhunu District in the State of Rajasthan   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : The Kolihan Copper mine lease area a part of Khetri Copper Complex of M/s Hindustan Copper Limited, it is a Government of India enterprise in the business of mining for major minerals, specifically copper, which is a scarce natural resource. The company was established by the Government of India in   (iv). State : Rajasthan   (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) : 31448   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 167.707   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 1.4   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 20
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : HINDUSTAN COPPER LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : Khetri Copper Complex, Hindustan Copper Limited Khetri Nagar Distt. - Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)- 333504   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Rajasthan   (v). District : Jhunjhunu   (vi). Pin : 333504   (vii). Landmarks : HCL   (viii). Email address : ashoka_ks@hindustancopper.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 220156   (x). Fax No. : NIL   (xi). Mobile No. : 9413367033   (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
1Under Processing in MoEFFP/RJ/MIN/2689/20108-7/1997-FC PT95.810
2Under Processing in MoEFFP/RJ/MIN/3754/20128-98/2013-FC165.1750
Total 260.985 0
  (xiv). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Ashoka   (ii). Middle Name: Kumar   (iii). Last Name: Singh   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Astt. General Manager (Explora   (vi). Address 1: Khetri Copper Complex, Hindustan Copper Limited Khetri Nagar Distt. - Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)- 333504   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Rajasthan   (ix). District: Jhunjhunu   (x). Tehsil: Khetri   (xi). Pin: 333504   (xii). Landmarks: Copper   (xiii). Email Address: ashoka_ks@hindustancopper.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 220156   (xv). Fax No.: 01593220002   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9413367033   (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-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/RJ/MIN/469/19978-07/1997-FC1. Legal Status of Forest land shall remain unchanged. 2. Penal afforestation will be raised over 2.4 ha. of degraded forest land at the cost of user agency. 3. The area to be diverted shall be demarcated in ground by RCC pillars at the cost of user agency. 4. The lease period will be for 20 years co-terminus with lease under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources will be provided to labourers working at project site. 6. Project authority will rehabilitate 12.80 ha. of land used for OB dumping which is not included in the proposal. 7. Encroachment by labourers shall be checked. 8. The forest land shall not be used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 9. This approval is subject to environmental clearance under EIA notification, 1994. 10. Any other condition that the state Government may impose from time to time.1. Legal Status of Forest land remained unchanged that is forest land. 2. The penal afforestation was raised over 2.4 ha. of degraded forest land. The HCL has deposited Rs. 39600/- (Rs. Thirty Nine Thousand Six Hundred only) to the forest department and forest department has already taken up afforestation on 49.44 ha of forest land at village – Rampura in 1999-2000. 3. The diverted area has been demarcated on ground by RCC pillars. 4. The lease renewal application has already been submitted within the stipulated time under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources are being provided to labourers working at project site. 6. Removing the OB dumps is in progress and area will be rehabilitated after removal of OB dumps. 7. Encroachment by labourers is being checked regularly. 8. No forest land has been used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 9. The TOR is issued by MoEF. 10. Agreed for that.
2FP/RJ/MIN/470/19978-06/1997-FC1. Legal Status of Forest land shall remain unchanged. 2. Penal afforestation will be raised over 5.88 ha. of degraded forest land at the cost of user agency. 3. The area to be diverted shall be demarcated in ground by RCC pillars at the cost of user agency. 4. The lease period will be for 20 years co-terminus with lease under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources will be provided to labourers working at project site. 6.Encroachment by labourers shall be checked. 7.The forest land shall not be used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 8. This approval is subject to environmental clearance under EIA notification, 1994. 9. Any other condition that the state Government may impose from time to time.1. Legal Status of Forest land remained unchanged that is forest land. 2. The penal afforestation was raised over 5.88 ha. of degraded forest land. The HCL has deposited Rs. 97020/- (Rs. Ninety Seven Thousand Twenty only) to the forest department and forest department has already taken up afforestation on 49.44 ha of forest land at village – Rampura in 1999-2000. 3. The diverted area has been demarcated on ground by RCC pillars. 4. The lease renewal application has already been submitted within the stipulated time under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources are being provided to labourers working at project site. 6. Encroachment by labourers is being checked regularly. 7. No forest land has been used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 8. The EC is obtained from MoEF on 05.03.2009 for Production Capacity of 0.85 MT / Year. The process for getting new EC for enhanced production capacity of 1.5 MT/Year is also at final stage. 9. Agreed for that.
3FP/RJ/MIN/471/19978-05/1997-FC1. Legal Status of Forest land shall remain unchanged. 2. Penal afforestation will be raised over 47.04 ha. of degraded forest land at the cost of user agency. 3. The area to be diverted shall be demarcated in ground by RCC pillars at the cost of user agency. 4. The lease period will be for 20 years co-terminus with lease under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources will be provided to labourers working at project site. 6.Encroachment by labourers shall be checked. 7.The forest land shall not be used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 8. This approval is subject to environmental clearance under EIA notification, 1994. 9. Any other condition that the state Government may impose from time to time.1. Legal Status of Forest land remained unchanged that is forest land. 2. The penal afforestation was raised over 47.04 ha. of degraded forest land. The HCL has deposited Rs. 776160/- (Rs. Seven Lacs Seventy Six Thousand One Hundred Sixty only) to the forest department and forest department has already taken up afforestation on 49.44 ha of forest land at village – Rampura in 1999-2000. 3. The diverted area has been demarcated on ground by RCC pillars. 4. The lease renewal application has already been submitted within the stipulated time under MMRD Act. 5. Free fuel wood / alternate energy sources are being provided to labourers working at project site. 6. Encroachment by labourers is being checked regularly. 7. No forest land has been used for any purpose other than that specified in the proposal. 8. The EC is obtained from MoEF on 04.03.2009 for Production Capacity of 1.00 MT / Year. The process for getting new EC for enhanced production capacity of 1.5 MT/Year is also at final stage. 9. Agreed for that.
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/RJ/MIN/470/19978-06/1997-FCPenal Compensatory Afforestation9702030 Aug 1997
2FP/RJ/MIN/469/19978-07/1997-FCPenal Compensatory Afforestation3960030 Aug 1997
3FP/RJ/MIN/471/19978-05/1997-FCPenal Compensatory Afforestation77616030 Aug 1997
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
1Under Processing in MoEFFP/RJ/MIN/2689/20108-7/1997-FC PT95.810
2Under Processing in MoEFFP/RJ/MIN/3754/20128-98/2013-FC165.1750
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.DCF Jhunjhunu167.7071.4
Total167.7071.4
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Jhunjhunu167.7071.4
Total167.7071.4
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Tillawali115.781.4
2Gothara1.01180
3Kharkhara0.21880
4khetri49.8550
5Nanuwali Bawdi0.8410
167.7066 1.4
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Kolihan Lease161.821661.3984
2Arial Ropeway2.0650
3Others3.8190
Total 167.70566 1.3984
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : DCF Jhunjhunu
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 167.707   (ii).Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (b). No. of Segments : One
Segments wise details
Segmenst Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of SegmentsTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.167.707    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:   (ii). Whether a copy of map indicating location of alternative examine is required to be provided: No   (a). Reason for not providing such map: this is an highly mechanized underground mine unde
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 674   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 518
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-11015/378/2007-IA.II(M)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 04 Mar 2009
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
124 Nov 1996 To 23 Nov 201614 Mar 2000Secretary, Govt. of Rajasthan29 Aug 2000
 (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
1Copper15.478015.4580
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 : 25 Jul 2013 (ii) Approval authority : Controller of Mines, North Zone, IBM, Ajmer, Rajasthan (iii) Copy of approval of mining plan : No Data (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:
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 : Nill NIL
M-5.1 . Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting
Serial No No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch) No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch)
NIL
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
1Copper28.449090000
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
1Copper028.441.52022.4128.44
(i) Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease : Captive (iii) Copy note containing details of the linked end-use Project : No Data
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