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(I) Basic Information
S.No.Item Details
Is your project Comes under Notified Industrial Area NA
Whether proposal involved violation of EIA notificationN/A
Weather Consent to Establishment ObtainedN/A
Upload copy of CTE N/A
Name of the Project/s Kente Extension Opencast Coal Mine & Integrated Washery Project 9 MTPA (Normative)/ 11 MTPA (Peak)
Brief summary of projectAnnexure-Brief summary of project
Proposal Number IA/CG/CMIN/102781/2019
Project Cost 234400 lacs
S. No. in the schedule2(a) Coal washeries
1(a) Mining of minerals
Project Sector Coal Mining
3. Proposed capacity/area/length/tonnage to be handled/command area/lease area/number or wells to be drilled ( 9MTPA (Normative) / 11 MTPA (Peak) / 1760 Ha ha.
5. Existing Capacity/Area etc. 0 ha.
6. Category of project i.e. 'A' or 'B' A
Does it attract the general condition? If yes, please specify No
Does it attract the specific condition? If yes, please specify No
Location of the projectVillages Kente, Basan, Chakeri, Parogiya in Udaipur Tehsil, Surguja District, Chhattisgarh State
Shape of the project landBlock (Polygon)
Uploaded GPS fileAnnexure-GPS file      
Uploaded copy of survey of India ToposheetAnnexure-Survey of india toposheet
Plot/Survey/Khasra No.16 (Kete Village), 16 (Basen Village), 17 (Parogiya), 18 (Chakeri Village)
Town / VillageVillages Kente, Basan, Chakeri, Parogiya in Udaipur Tehsil, Surguja District
State of the projectChhattisgarh
Details of State of the project State Name District Name Tehsil Name
Nearest railway station along with distance in kms Bisrampur on the Bijuri-Ambikapur section of the South East Central Railway, 62 km
Nearest airport along with distance in kms Raipur, 290 km
11. Nearest Town/City/District Headquarters along with distance in kms Udaipur , 26 km
12. Village Panchayats, Zila Parishad, Muncipal Corporation, Local body (Complete postal address with telephone nos. to be given) CR Heights, opp. Basant Petrol Pump Kharsiya road, Ambikapur Distt. Surguja, Chhatisgarh- 497001
13. Name of the Applicant Devendra
14. Registered Address Vidyut Bhawan, Janpath, Jyoti Nagar, Jaipur
Address for correspondance:
Name of the Applicant Devendra
Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) Addl. Chief Engineer (Fuel)
Pin code 302005
Telephone No. 141-2744927
Fax No. 141-1412744927
Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency . Annexure-Uploaded Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority
Details of Alternative Sites examined, if any. Location of these sites should be shown on a toposheet No
17. Whether part of Interlinked projects? No
18. Whether separate application of Interlinked project has been submitted? N/A
If Yes, MoEF file numberN/A
Date of submissionN/A
20. If No, Reason N/A
Whether the proposal involves Approval/ Clearance under: if yes, details of the same and their status to be given
(i) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the Forest (Conservation) Act,1980?Yes
StatusApplication for Forest Clearance yet to be submitted
(ii) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the wildlife (Protection) Act,1972?No
(iii) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the C.R.Z notification, 2011?No
Whether there is any Government Order/Policy relevant/relating to the site?Yes
Uploaded Order/PolicyAnnexure-Uploaded order/policy
Whether any Forest Land Involved?Yes
Area of Forest land Involved (hectares)1742.60 ha.
Whether there is any litigation pending against the project and/or land in which the project is proposed to be set up?Yes
(a) Name of the CourtSupreme Court of India
(b) Name of the Sub court
(c) Case No.4395 of 2014 not directly related to Kente Extension Coal Block and it is related to adjacent coal b
(d) Orders/directions of the court, if any and relevance with the proposed projectNo direction for Kente Extension Coal block as the proposal is related to adjacent coal block of the same user agency.
(II) Activity
1 Construction, operation or decommissioning of the Project involving actions, which will cause physical changes in the locality (topography, land use, changes in water bodies, etc.)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details there of (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
1.1 Permanent or temporary change in land use, land cover or topography including increase in intensity of land use (with respect to local land use plan) Yes A) Pre-Mining- Forest Land-1742.60 Ha, Tenancy Land-4.233 ha, Govt Land-13.167 ha,Total-1760.00 Ha B) Land use during mining: EXCAVATION AREA -1647.233 Ha, EXTERNAL DUMP-48.368 Ha, INFRASTRUCTURE AREA- 26.943 Ha, DIVERSION OF ROAD-6.537 Ha, SAFETY ZONE-30.919 Ha, TOTAL-1760 Ha. C) Land use post mining- Plantation-1330.40 Ha, Water Body-409.07, Public Use-4.93 Ha, Grass/Greenbelt-15.60, Total-1760 Ha
1.2 Clearance of existing land, vegetation and buildings? Yes The clearance of the land, vegetation and building will be done strictly as per Mine Plan requirement. Once the mining is over the pits will be finally rehabilitated as per Mine Closure Plan. During mining progressive rehabilitation of de-coaled area, external dumps etc. will be carried out.
1.3 Creation of new land uses? Yes Post Land Use Plan would be finalized during mine plan & mine closure plan approval.
1.4 Pre-construction investigations e.g. bore houses, soil testing? Yes Detailed exploration studies have been completed.
1.5 Construction works? Yes No major construction works involved. During the mine development, necessary construction work for mine office, CHP & Washery and other infrastructure will be undertaken.
1.6 Demolition works? Yes The project involves rehabilitation and resettlement of Kente village in phased manner. As such there will be demolition of existing household structures of 12 houses. Project Displaced Families: 15 families of Scheduled tribes, 6 are other families, Total: 21 Project Displaced Families.
1.7 Temporary sites used for construction works or housing of construction workers? Yes Temporary houses will be constructed for workers during construction phase.
1.8 Above ground buildings, structures or earthworks including linear structures, cut and fill or excavations and fill or excavations Yes Infrastructure such as roads, water management structures, machinery, potable and industrial water supplies, CPP and CHP communications, technical office, general store, workshop, time and security office and allied facilities will be constructed.
1.9 Underground works including mining or tunnelling? No Not applicable
1.10 Reclamation works? Yes Reclamation work will be done as per approved Mining Plan and Mine Closure Plan.
1.11 Dredging? No None
1.12 Offshore structures? No None
1.13 Production and manufacturing processes? Yes Coal mining by mechanized opencast mining method & coal beneficiation in Coal Washery.
1.14 Facilities for storage of goods or materials? Yes Construction Period: Temporary storage facilities for construction materials will be provided within the proposed mine site premises during construction period. Operation Period: Facilities will be provided for storage of explosives as well as excavated topsoil and overburden in designated areas and along with waste/reject coal storage yard.
1.15 Facilities for treatment or disposal of solid waste or liquid effluents? Yes Solid waste: Overburden will be dumped in external as well as internal dump. Height of eastern external dump will be 60m above ground level at the end of mine operation. The overburden will be stacked separately and will be back filled into the mine voids. The top soil will be stored separately and used for reclamation. Wastewater: The liquid effluents will be treated and used for sprinkling and green belt development.
1.16 Facilities for long term housing of operational workers? Yes A full-fledged colony has been constructed outside ML area.
1.17 New road, rail or sea traffic during construction or operation? Yes New approach roads wherever required will be constructed.
1.18 New road, rail, air water borne or other transport infrastructure including new or altered routes and stations, ports, airports etc? Yes The site is well-connected through road network for transporting construction materials, HEMM etc. to the site. Approach roads and Railway Siding has already been established for existing nearby mine will be extended.
1.19 Closure or diversion of existing transport routes or infrastructure leading to changes in traffic movements? No Not Envisaged
1.20 New or diverted transmission lines or pipelines? No Not Envisaged
1.21 Impoundment, damming, culverting, realignment or other changes to the hydrology of watercourses or aquifers? No Not Envisaged
1.22 Stream crossings? No No nala diversion is involved in the project.
1.23 Abstraction or transfers of water from ground or surface waters? Yes Total water requirement for the project is 4213 m3/day including mining activities, washery & potable water. Water required for the mining activities will be sourced from tube wells in the first year and & afterwards water will be sourced from mine reservoir after treatment in water treatment plant.
1.24 Changes in water bodies or the land surface affecting drainage or run-off? Yes The ground is deeply incised by a prominent Bagbahar nala and its tributaries flowing from almost North to South in the eastern part. The drainage within the block is controlled by several small streamlets which have deeply incised the ground where these cut through softer and friable litho units of Barakar Formation and ultimately join up and merge into perennial Bagbahar Nala and its tributaries flowing southerly.
1.25 Transport of personnel or materials for construction, operation or decommissioning? Yes It has been planned to bring coal from coal face to surface by belt conveyor. Conveyors will be provided for transport of washed coal from washery to Silo at Railway siding. Loaded washed coal wagon will move from railway siding in ML area to nearby Railway Station/siding through railway network already established at adjacent coal mine for further transportation to end use power plants. Rejects are proposed to be diverted through covered trucks to user power plants through road.
1.26 Long-term dismantling or decommissioning or restoration works? Yes After mining, the mine will be closed as per the mine closure plan. Machinery will be removed.
1.27 Ongoing activity during decommissioning which could have an impact on the environment? No None
1.28 Influx of people to an area in either temporarily or permanently? Yes Temporarily influx of people during construction phase. During operation phase (Peak production) of the project, about 800 people will be employed preferred from local area/PAPs based on the availability of skills.
1.29 Introduction of alien species? No None
1.30 Loss of native species or genetic diversity? Yes Forest Land of 1742.60 ha shall be used for mining activities. Compensatory Afforestation as well as Green Belt Development shall be done.
1.31 Any other actions? No Nil.
2 Use of Natural resources for construction or operation of the Project (such as land, water, materials or energy, especially any resources which are non-renewable or in short supply):
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
2.1 Land especially undeveloped or agricultural land (ha) Yes Forest Land-1742.60 Ha, Tenancy Land (Agriculture etc.)-4.233 Ha, Government Land (Non-Agriculture)-13.167 Ha, Total-1760 Ha
2.2 Water (expected source & competing users) unit: KLD Yes Total water requirement for the project is 4213 m3/day including mining activities, washery & potable water. Water required for the mining activities will be sourced from tube wells in the first year and & afterwards water will be sourced from mine reservoir after treatment in water treatment plant.
2.3 Minerals (MT) Yes Total Gross geological estimated coal reserves and mineable coal reserves in the block are 410.25 Million Tonnes and 333.71 Million Tonnes respectively.
2.4 Construction material – stone, aggregates, sand / soil (expected source – MT) Yes The construction materials required for the project which will be sourced locally.
2.5 Forests and timber (source – MT) No None
2.6 Energy including electricity and fuels (source, competing users) Unit: fuel (MT),energy (MW) Yes Power requirement (7.5 to 12 MVA) will be met from 132/33 KV Substation already established nearby ML area.
2.7 Any other natural resources (use appropriate standard units) No Not envisaged.
3 Use, storage, transport, handling or production of substances or materials, which could be harmful to human health or the environment or raise concerns about actual or perceived risks to human health
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
3.1 Use of substances or materials, which are hazardous (as per MSIHC rules) to human health or the environment (flora, fauna, and water supplies Yes Explosives used for production activities will be stored as per DGMS guidelines & Indian Explosive Rules 2008 and authorization as well as measures for the safeguard will be undertaken for the same.
3.2 Changes in occurrence of disease or affect disease vectors (e.g. insect or water borne diseases) No Not envisaged
3.3 Affect the welfare of people e.g. by changing living conditions? Yes The establishment of proposed project would aid the overall socio and economic development of the region. Direct and indirect employment avenues will be created due to project, which would improve the living conditions of the people, through socio-economic measures taken up by proponent.
3.4 Vulnerable groups of people who could be affected by the project e.g. hospital patients, children, the elderly etc. No Not envisaged
3.5 Any other causes No
4 Production of solid wastes during construction or operation or decommissioning (MT/month)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
4.1 Spoil, overburden or mine wastes Yes The total volume of Over Burden (OB) has been estimated as 1206.82 Mcum. The OB removed during initial years will be placed beyond the incrop of the seam- IV. The total volume of external dump has been estimated as 27.67 Mcum. Rest of the OB will be placed in internal dumps. The total volume of internal OB, i.e. the volume which will be accommodated internally by back-filling has been estimated as 1179.15 Mcum.
4.2 Municipal waste (domestic and or commercial wastes) Yes Municipal Waste Generated during Peak requirement of manpower i.e. 900 manpower= 0.45 TPD
4.3 Hazardous wastes (as per Hazardous Waste Management Rules) Yes Used oil will be sold to authorised recyclers. Used Batteries will be returned to the authorised dealers.
4.4 Other industrial process wastes Yes Approx. 25% of Coal rejects of total ROM production.
4.5 Surplus product No None.
4.6 Sewage sludge or other sludge from effluent treatment Yes Sewage sludge from STP will be used as manure for plantation.
4.7 Construction or demolition wastes Yes General type construction wastes to be used for leveling off the ground at the time of construction.
4.8 Redundant machinery or equipment No None
4.9 Contaminated soils or other materials No None
4.10 Agricultural wastes No None
4.11 Other solid wastes No None
5 Release of pollutants or any hazardous, toxic or noxious substances to air(Kg/hr)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
5.1 Emissions from combustion of fossil fuels from stationary or mobile sources Yes Emissions will be mainly from mobile sources such as mining machinery i.e. diesel operated HEMM and others transportation vehicles.
5.2 Emissions from production processes Yes Only fugitive dust will be generated from mining activities. Adequate dust suppression measures such as sprinkling and compaction, dump management with green cover will be taken to control fugitive dust.
5.3 Emissions from materials handling including storage or transport Yes Fugitive emissions are expected from handling of overburden and coal and top soil. Dust suppression measures such as water sprinkling, bag filter in CHP and greenbelt development shall be undertaken.
5.4 Emissions from construction activities including plant and equipment Yes Dust and vehicular emission during construction. Adequate measures shall be undertaken for control of the same.
5.5 Dust or odours from handling of materials including construction materials, sewage and waste Yes Dust will be generated during drilling, blasting and transportation of coal. Proper environmental management plan will be in place. There is no possibility of any odour generation due to mining activities.
5.6 Emissions from incineration of waste No Not envisaged.
5.7 Emissions from burning of waste in open air (e.g. slash materials, construction debris) No Not envisaged.
5.8 Emissions from any other sources No Nil
6 Generation of Noise and Vibration, and Emissions of Light and Heat:
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
6.1 From operation of equipment e.g. engines, ventilation plant, crushers Yes The main noise generating sources during operation are drilling, blasting, operation of HEMM, Coal Handling Plant. Required noise control equipment like mufflers, acoustic enclosures etc. will be installed. The green belt proposed at the periphery of the plant will attenuate noise levels. Regular maintenance of the equipment will help in reducing the noise levels. Noise levels shall be maintained within standards.
6.2 From industrial or similar processes No nil
6.3 From construction or demolition Yes During site development and construction of the plant, noise will be generated from the machineries used. Regular maintenance of the equipment will help in reducing these noise levels.
6.4 From blasting or piling Yes Noise generated during blasting operations for OB removal will be instantaneous in nature. Only controlled blasting will be carried out and precautions will be taken to minimize the noise and vibration by blasting as per DGMS guidelines.
6.5 From construction or operational traffic Yes Noise will be emitted due to movement of trucks and other vehicles used during construction and operational phase. Use of horns near human habitat and other sensitive receptors will be restricted.
6.6 From lighting or cooling systems No None
6.7 From any other sources No None
7 Risks of contamination of land or water from releases of pollutants into the ground or into sewers, surface waters, groundwater, coastal waters or the sea:
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
7.1 From handling, storage, use or spillage of hazardous materials No Not envisaged.
7.2 From discharge of sewage or other effluents to water or the land (expected mode and place of discharge) Yes 1) Sewage will be treated in STP and treated waste water will be used for plantation and dust suppression. 2) Mine discharge will be treated (settling pond/sumps/WTP) and treated part of the Mine discharge will be used at the Mine CHPP, plantation, dust suppression etc, and balance treated mine water will be discharged into neighboring streams. 3) Workshop effluent after treatment will be reused after treatment in ETP. 4) Washery is designed with closed-loop circuit with zero discharge.
7.3 By deposition of pollutants emitted to air into the land or into water No None
7.4 From any other sources No None
7.5 Is there a risk of long term build up of pollutants in the environment from these sources? No None
8 Risk of accidents during construction or operation of the Project, which could affect human health or the environment
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
8.1 From explosions, spillages, fires etc from storage, handling, use or production of hazardous substances No No other risk of accidents is envisaged as there will be no other storage of hazardous substances.
8.2 From any other causes No None
8.3 Could the project be affected by natural disasters causing environmental damage (e.g. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudburst etc)? No There is no record of occurrence of floods, landslides, cloudburst etc. The project site falls in zone-II as per IS 1893 (Part-I): 2002. Hence, seismically it is a stable zone.
9 Factors which should be considered (such as consequential development) which could lead to environmental effects or the potential for cumulative impacts with other existing or planned activities in the locality
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
9.1 Lead to development of supporting utilities, ancillary development or development stimulated   by the project which could have impact on the environment e.g.:
  • Supporting infrastructure (roads, power supply,waste or waste water treatment, etc.)
  • housing development
  • extractive industries
  • supply industries
  • Other
Yes The establishment of proposed project would aid the overall socio and economic development of the region. Supporting infrastructure (roads, power supply, health centers) etc. will be developed. Colony outside ML area already established for adjacent project. No extractive/supply industries are envisaged in the area.
9.2 Lead to after-use of the site, which could have an impact on the environment No Mine will be scientifically reclaimed as per mine closure plan.
9.3 Set a precedent for later developments Yes During operational phase periphery development in terms of infrastructure and improvement of local socio-economic condition have potential to improve.
9.4 Have cumulative effects due to proximity to other existing or planned projects with similar effects No Parsa East & Kanta Basan project is adjacent to Kente Extension Coal Mine Project & is presently under operation
(III) Environmental Sensitivity
S.No Areas Name/Identity Aerial distance (within 15km.) Proposed project location boundary
1 Areas protected under international conventions, national or local legislation for  their ecological, landscape, cultural or other related value
No None
2 Areas which are important or sensitive for ecological reasons - Wetlands, watercourses or other water bodies, coastal zone, biospheres, mountains, forests Yes Forest Blocks- Protected Forest Land Ghatbarra- P-2003, Basen-P-2099, Basen-P-2104, Basen- P-2105, Basen-P-2106, Parogiya-P-2107, P-2108, P-2109, P-2110, Saidu-P-2111, Parogiya -P-2124, P-2125, P-2126, P-2127, Chakeri-P-2128, P-2130, Basen-P-2069, Parogiya-P-2112 Water bodies- 1. Atem nadi 2. Chhoti Chornai nadi
3 Areas used by protected, important or sensitive species of flora or fauna for breeding, nesting, foraging, resting, over wintering, migration No None. However, same shall be established during detailed flora & fauna study of the area during EIA/EMP study.
4 Inland, coastal, marine or underground waters No There are no coastal, marine waters in the study area. However, One seasonal nala and Small non–perennial nalas are flowing in the drainage of the mine lease area. The nearest major river is the Atem nadi.
5 State, National boundaries No None
6 Routes or facilities used by the public for access to recreation or other tourist, pilgrim areas No None
7 Defence installations No None
8 Densely populated or built-up area No None
9 Areas occupied by sensitive man-made land uses (hospitals, schools, places of worship, community facilities) Yes A few Public Health Centres and primary schools/Public School exists nearby area.
10 Areas containing important, high quality or scarce resources.(ground water resources,surface resources,forestry,agriculture,fisheries,tourism,minerals) No Not envisaged
11 Areas already subjected to pollution or environmental damage.(those where existing legal environmental standards are exceeded) No Not envisaged
12 Areas susceptible to natural hazard which could cause the project to present environmental problems (earthquakes, subsidence, landslides, erosion, flooding or extreme or adverse climatic conditions) similar effects No There is no record of occurrence of floods, landslides, cloudburst etc. The project site falls in zone-II as per IS 1893 (Part-I): 2002. Hence, seismically it is a stable zone.
(IV) Proposed Terms of Reference for EIA studies
1 Uploaded Proposed TOR File Annexure-TOR file
2 Uploaded scanned copy of covering letter Annexure-scanned copy of covering letter
3 Uploaded Pre-Feasibility report(PFR) Annexure-PFR
4 Uploaded additional attachments(only single pdf file) Annexure-Additional attachments
5Uploaded Approval of mining PlanN/A
Additional Attachments, if any
Attached File
Reply to EDS raised on 18/09/2019
            Essential Detail Sought:
Sno. EDS Letter Remarks Date of EDS
1.NAThe correction have been made as per the instruction received 26 Nov 2019
2.NAYou are requested to submit following information for further examination of the proposal: 1. Plan for utilisation of washer rejects and mode of transportation of rejects and coal 2. Copy of application for the forest clearance for the forest land involved in the project 3. Details of court cases, if any 4. Details of R&R 5. Applicability of ESZ if any. If yes, details of of the ESZ including distance from the protected area 6. Proposed final void depth including reclamation plan 7. Is there any diversion of nallah is involved, if yes, kindly provide the application of diversion to the concerned authority. 8. Copy of application for ground water extraction to the CGWA 9. Monitoring plan for the Baseline studies 10. PFR shall be submitted as per the guidelines issued by the ministry vide Circular dated 30th December, 2010 18 Sep 2019
3.NAThe correction have been made as per the instruction received 12 Jul 2019
4.NANo details are visible on the portal. Please check with NIC team to upload the proposal. 12 May 2019
      Additional Detail Sought : NIL
(V) Undertaking
I hereby give undertaking that the data and information given in the application and enclosures are true to be best of my knowledge and belief and I am aware that if any part of the data and information found to be false or misleading at any stage, the project will be rejected and clearance given, if any to the project will be revoked at our risk and cost.
Name of ApplicantDevendra
DesignationAddl. Chief Engineer (Fuel)
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)RAJASTHAN RAJYA VIDYUT UTPADAN NIGAM LIMITED
AddressVidyut Bhawan, Janpath, Jyoti Nagar, Jaipur