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/TN/MIN/33999/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : MINING BLACK GRANITE IN YELLIKARADU BIT-I IN PALAMALAI RF OF SALEM FOREST DIVISION   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : MINING BLACK GRANITE IN YELLIKARADU BIT-I OF PALAMALAI RF IN SALEM FOREST DIVISION IN SALEM DISTRICT   (iv). State : Tamil Nadu   (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) : 100   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 5.62   (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): 10
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : M/S. TAMIL NADU MINERALS LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : M/s. Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited (Government of Tamil Nadu undertaking)   (iii). Address2 : 31 Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.   (iv). State : Tamil Nadu   (v). District : Chennai   (vi). Pin : 600005   (vii). Landmarks : NIL   (viii). Email address : tamin@tamingranites.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 28524563   (x). Fax No. : 28524960   (xi). Mobile No. : 9488855535   (xii). Website (if any) : http://www.tamingranites.com/   (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 : State PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Sudeep   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Jain IAS   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Managing Director   (vi). Address 1: M/s. Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited (Government of Tamil Nadu undertaking)   (vii). Address 2: 31 Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600005   (viii). State: Tamil Nadu   (ix). District: Chennai   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 600005   (xii). Landmarks: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: tamin@tamingranites.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 28410382   (xv). Fax No.: 04428524960   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9488855535   (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/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BAN26 Feb 20095.6210
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/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe legal status of the forest land will remainComplied
2FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANDemarcation of forest land proposed for the project shall be carried out by erecting cement concrete pillars duly numbered at an interval of 20 meters at the cost of user agencyThe lease hold area has been duly numbered by the user agency at their cost by erecting cement concrete pillars at an interval of 20 meters with numbers. Total Number of pillar 77. Conditions fulfilled.
3FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe Compensatory afforestation shall be raised over 11.24 ha of identified non-forest land at Therkunadu(V) and Alamarathupatti(V) at the cost of user agency. The State Government shall obtain prior permission of Central Government for change of location and schedule of compensatory afforestation site, if any.The cost of CA over11.24 Rs.710000/- has been deposited by the user agency during 1998. Penal Compensatory Afforestation over double the extent of degraded Forest land, Viz.11.24 ha which works out to Rs.8,42,259/- has been deposited by the User Agency into CAMPA account no.1579 on 29.12.2008
4FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANNon forest land for compensatory afforestation shall be notified by the State Government as PF/RF under Indian Forest Act, 1927 or the State Forest Act within a period of 6 months.CA land notified under section 26 of the Tamil Nadu Forest Act,1882 and notification under section 4 of the act is under process
5FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe penal compensatory afforestation shall be raised over an extent of 11.24ha of degraded forest land at the cost of user agency.Penal Compensatory Afforestation over double the extent of degraded Forest land, Viz.11.24 ha which works out to Rs.8,42,259/- has been deposited by the User Agency into CAMPA Account No.1579 on 29.12.2008
6FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe State Government shall raise and maintain a safety zone and will also and maintain the plantation over an area, one and half times of the extent of the safety zone of the degraded forest land elsewhere, at the project cost.Afforestation cost in lieu of Safety Zone area which works out to Rs.56,206 has been deposited by the User Agency into CAMPA Account No.1579 on 29.12.2008
7FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe funds received from the user agency towards Net present Value under this project shall be transferred to Ad-hoc CAMPA in Account No. C.A-1579 of Corporation Bank, Block II,CGO Complex, Phase I, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003.The Net Present value of the forest land measuring 5.62ha works out to Rs. 35,18,120/- has been deposited by the User Agency in to CAMPA account No. 1579 on 29.12.2008.
8FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe additional amount of the Net Present Value (NPV) of the diverted forest land if any, becoming due after finalization of the same by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in future, shall be charged by the State Government from the user agency and the same shall be transferred to Ad-hoc CAMPA in Account No.C.A-1578 of Corporation Bank, Block II, CGO Complex, Phase I, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003.The User Agency has already furnished undertaking in this regard. There is no revision made towards additional amount of Net present Value of the diverted forest land
9FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANSuitable measures shall be taken to prevent soil erosion caused due to formation of road, mining and other activities.Preventive measures have been taken by the User Agency.
10FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe forest area shall be used for the purpose of mining, storage of materials and OB dumps only.Complied
11FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe reclamation work concurrent to the mining shall be taken up by the user agency.Mining works are under progress. Hence, reclamation work concurrent to the mining could not be taken up.
12FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANNecessary certificates of clearance shall be obtained under the Air and Water Act from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.Necessary certificates of clearance have been obtained by the User Agency under the Air and Water Act from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.
13FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANNo other structures shall be constructed in the leased forest area.Complied
14FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANThe total forest area utilized for the project shall not exceed 5.62ha in case the land is not taken over by the user agency or the same is not used for the stipulated purpose, within a period of two years, then the area shall be taken back by the Forest Department.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/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANNet present value351812029 Dec 2008
2FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANPenal Compensatory Afforestation84225929 Dec 2008
3FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANSafety Zone5620629 Dec 2008
4FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANOthers131000029 Dec 2008
5FP/TN/MIN/1615/20054-TNC117/2005-BANCompensatory Afforestation71000005 Mar 1998
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?. : No
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.Salem5.620
Total5.620
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Salem5.620
Total5.620
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Palamalai5.620
5.62 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Mining area1.1750
2Safety Zone0.910
3Infrastructure, Waste Dump and Approach, etc3.5350
Total 5.62 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Salem
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 5.62   (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.
1.5.62    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): 15   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 20
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.: 4394   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 11 Jul 2016
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?: 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: Renewal of mining lease, for the forest area already broken/used for mining, dumping or overburden, construction of roads, ropeways, buildings, etc.
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
110 Jun 2009 To 10 Jun 201910 Jun 2009Principal Secretary to Government E&F10 Jun 2009
 (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
1Granite5.6205.620
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 : 29 Apr 2014 (ii) Approval authority : RQP (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 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 : TAMIN
M-5.1 . Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting
Serial No No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch) No. of Bore holes Diameters(inch)
10000
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
1Granite56155000
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 : Yes
Serial No MoEF File No Date of approval Area of forest land diverted Approval From Date Approval To Date Copy of the approval by MoEF
14-TNC117/2005-BAN/385126 Feb 20095.6210 Jun 200909 Jun 2019
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
1Granite0561242048081
(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
1Covering Letter With PCCF Letter TS3/76744/06 Dated 02-02-2009
2Authorization and undertakings
3Collector FR
4GEO reference map
5Bank Challan
6Non Forest Land letter from District Collector
7Lease Deed
8Compliance Report as per PCCF letter number TS3/33840/2018 dated 19.08.2020