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/UP/MIN/29061/2017   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Kakri Opencast Project - It lies in Dist. - Sonbhadra, Renukoot Forest Division in UP Block of Singrauli Coalfield, UP. Opencast coal mining is done using shovel - dumper combination.   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Kakri Opencast Project lies in Dist. - Sonbhadra, Renukoot Forest Division in UP Block of Singrauli Coalfield, UP. It has EC for 4MT annual coal production. Opencast coal mining is done using shovel - dumper combination.   (iv). State : Uttar Pradesh   (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) : 31112   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 185.84   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 642.16   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 20
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : NORTHERN COALFIELDS LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : Office of CMD NCL Panjreh Bhawan   (iii). Address2 : Post Singrauli Colliery Distt Singrauli   (iv). State : Madhya Pradesh   (v). District : Singrouli   (vi). Pin : 486889   (vii). Landmarks : NIL   (viii). Email address : kakrienv17@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 278094   (x). Fax No. : 278375   (xi). Mobile No. : 7895384570   (xii). Website (if any) : nclcil.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  
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/UP/MIN/110/19878-350/1987-FC185.84185.8430 May 1989
Total 185.84 185.84
  (xiv). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: LAXMAN   (ii). Middle Name: PANDURANG   (iii). Last Name: GODSE   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: GENERALMANAGER   (vi). Address 1: OFFICE OF GENERAL MANAGER, KAKRI PROJECT   (vii). Address 2: P.O. KAKRI DISTT SONBHADRA   (viii). State: Uttar Pradesh   (ix). District: Sonbhadra   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 231224   (xii). Landmarks: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: kakrienv17@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 278094   (xv). Fax No.: 05446278375   (xvi). Mobile No.: 7895384570   (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/UP/MIN/110/19878-350/1987-FC30 May 1989185.8430
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/UP/MIN/110/19878-350/1987-FC1) Legal status of the forest to remain unchanged 2) Compensatory plantation to be raised over equivalent non forest land at the cost of project. The non-forest land identified for this purpose should be handed over to the Forest Department and notified as Protected Forests before the release of forest lands being diverted by these orders. 3) Mined over area to be reclaimed/restored after mining/quarrying is over as per reclamation scheme submitted. 4) In order that the construction labor and staff while working on the project in the forest area may not cause destruction to the forest area for meeting their fuelwood needs, the user agency will establish fuelwood depots, and will provide the fuelwood to them free of cost or its cost deducted from their salary and wages. 5) No explosives should be allowed to be stored in the forest area 6) The condition / safeguards proposed by the DOE, while clearing the Project, to be followed rightly1) Agreed. Will be reclaimed and handed over to Forest after the end of mining 2) Compensatory plantation was raised at the cost of project in 189.84 Ha area land in district Hardoi (U.P.). Payment of Rs 7,45,946.00 was made to D.M. Hardoi dated 02/10/1989 as cost of land. For plantation in above land, Rs 52,81,430.00 to Director – Forest Division, Hardoi dated 09/11/1989. It was communicated by Forest Dept that the plantation had been done satisfactorily on above land vide letter no 566 dated 04/08/1982. 3) Reclamation is being done regularly, around 36 ha mined out area has already been reclaimed 4) L.P.G. is being provided to all employees of the company, free of cost. 5) No explosives are being stored in the proposed forest area 6) Agreed and complied
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/UP/MIN/110/19878-350/1987-FCCompensatory Afforestation528143009 Nov 1989
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/UP/MIN/110/19878-350/1987-FC185.84185.8430 May 1989
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.Forest Division Renukoot185.84642.16
Total185.84642.16
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Sonbhadra185.84642.16
Total185.84642.16
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Nakti028.34
2Bansi085.02
3Rehata075.71
4Parasi080.16
5Kakri185.84372.93
185.84 642.16
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Others9.84174.16
2Excavated Area17685
3External Dump0125
4Workshop014
5Colony046
6Green belt0176
7Other infrastructure022
Total 185.84 642.16
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Forest Division Renukoot
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 185.84   (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.
1.185.84    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): 895   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 3580
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-11015/218/2007-IA.II(M)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 20 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? : Yes   (a). Copy of documentry evidence in support of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted:
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
130 May 1989 To 30 May 201930 May 1989Assistant Inspector General of Forest, MoEF, GOI30 May 1989
 (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 Lignite45.226.735.226.7
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 : 31 Jul 2019 (ii) Approval authority : Board of Directors, NCL (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
(i) Detailed prospecting to assess mineral reserve in the lease has been undertaken : Yes
Serial No Designation of authority Date of extension From date To Date Copy of the prospecting licence
1Director - Dept. of Coal, Ministry of Energy, GOI20 Nov 197820 Nov 197820 Nov 1978
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 : Exploration data is based on Geological Report on Northern and Central part of UP Block of Singrauli Coalfield, prepared in Dec 1973 by exploration division of CMPDIL. 24 boreholes were drilled by GSI
M-5.1 . Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting
Serial No No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch) No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch)
1233293
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 Lignite45.29010026.790100
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 Lignite26.745.22.5471.910
(i) Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease : NIL (ii) Copy of details of the plan for the transportation of the minerals : No Data
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Reply to query raised by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 3734/Renukoot/15-38 dtd 26.05.2022
2Reply to query raised by Dy. Inspector General of Forests vide letter No. 8-350/1987-FC (Vol) dtd. 01.09.2020 and subsequently by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 684/रेणुकूट/15-38 dtd 03.09.2020
3CA Undertaking
4NPV Undertaking
5Standard Conditions of 18 points
6Muck Disposal Undertaking
7Forest Notification
8Project Sanction
9Reply to query raised by the DFO Renukoot
10Reply to query raised by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 3157/Renukoot/15-16 dtd 14.03.2019
11NOC under FRA from DM, Sonbhadra along with all the documentary evidences is being attached herewith for your perusal.
12Reply of the queries raised by the Nodal Officer (Forest), UP vide letter No. 167/11-C-FP/UP/Min/29061/2017 is being enclosed herewith for your perusal and further needful action.
13Reply to query raised by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 13/Renukoot/15-38 dtd 01.07.2022
14Reply to query raised by Special Secretary (Section 2) vide letter No. P 112/81-2-2019-79/91 dtd. 26.12.2019 and subsequently by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 2338/15-117/ dtd 06.01.2020
15Reply to query raised by DFO Renukoot vide letter no. 2809/Renukoot/15-38 dtd 07.02.2020. All the required preparations has been done by the project regarding the inspection by the Joint Committee headed by the CCF Mirzapur. Kindly arrange it at the earliest so that further processing of forest lease renewal application may be done.