Form-2
APPLICATION FOR PRIOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEARANCE
S. No.Item Details
1.
Whether it is a violation case and application is being submitted under Notification No. S.O.804(E) dated 14.03.2017 ? No
Details of Project:
(a)Name of the project(s) Amendment in EC of Durgaiburu Iron Ore Mining Lease (1443.756 ha) of Gua Ore Mines, SAIL for change in excavation and despatch pattern of iron ore fines from Fines Dump keeping total production within
(b)Name of the Company / Organisation Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
(c)Registered Address GUA ORE MINES, RAW MATERIAL DIVISION, M/S. STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LIMITED,POST GUA,Pashchimi Singhbhum,Jharkhand-833213
(d)Legal Status of the Company Central PSU
(e)Joint Venture No
2.
Address for the correspondence:
(a)Name of the Applicant BIPIN KUMAR GIRI
(b)Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) CHIEF GENERAL MANAGER (MINES)
(c)Address NIL
(d)Pin code 833213
(e)E-mail eandlgomsail@gmail.com
(f)STD Code. 6596(f)Telephone No. 263713
(g)Fax No. 06596263714
(h)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
3.
Category of the Project/Activity as per Schedule of EIA Notification,2006:
(a)Project/Activity1(a) Mining of minerals
(b)Category A
(c)Proposal Number IA/JH/MIN/139621/2020
(d)Master Proposal Number(Single Window) SW/139620/2020
(e)EAC concerned (for category A Projects only) NIL
(f)Project Type Change of Product Mix under para 7(ii)
4.
Location of the Project:
(a)Plot/Survey/Khasra No. Ghatkuri RF
(b)Pincode 833213
(c)Bounded Latitudes (North) FROM 22.188197 To 22.238140
(d)Bounded Longitudes (East) FROM 85.332924 To 85.391381
(e)Survey of India Topo Sheet No. F45H8
(f)Uploaded Topo Sheet File Copy of Topo Sheet File
(g)Maximum Elevation Above Means Sea Level(AMSL) 880
(h)Uploaded (kml) File Copy of Kml File      
(i)Distance of Nearest HFL from the project boundary within the study area 1.2
(j)Seismic Zone 2
5.
(a)Number of States in which Project will be Executed 1
(b)Main State of the project Jharkhand
Details of State(s) of the project
S. No. State Name District Name Tehsil Name Village Name
(1.)GujaratJamnagarJamnagarSikka
6.
Details of Terms of Reference (ToR)/EC: Not Applicable
4.
Whether the Project Exempted from Public Hearing? Details Not Applicable
8.
Details of Project Configuration/Product:
Details Not Applicable
9.
In case of Expansion / Modernisation / One Time Capacity Expansion (only for Coal Mining) / Expansion under Clause 7(ii) / Modernisation under Clause 7(ii) / Change of Product Mix under Clause 7(ii):
(a)Details of certified report on compliance of earlier environmental clearance condition
(i)Certified Compliance By Regional
(ii)Details of Regional Office of MoEFCC / Zonal Office of CPCB / SPCB / UTPCC from which certified report on Ranchi
(iii)Letter No. 103-175/08/EPE/3784
(iv)Status of Compliance Partially Complied
(v)Certified report on compliance of earlier environmental clearance conditions (Including Monitoring Report) Copy of Certified Compliance Report
(vi)Date of site visit Nov 27 2019 12:00AM
(b)Details of Capacity Expansion
S. No.Product/Activity (Capacity/Area)Quantity FromQuantity ToTotal UnitOther UnitMode of Transport / Transmission of ProductOther Mode of Transport / Transmission of Product
(1.)ROM & fines excavation12.5012.5OthersMTPARoad,Rail
(c)Details of Configuration
S. No.Plant / Equipment / Facility Existing ConfigurationProposed ConfigurationFinal configuration after expansionRemarks
(1.)Fines excavation from dump@ 5MTPA for sellingFines Dumps-3.1MTPA/Benef-12.5MTPA & Pellet-4MTPA5 MTPA from Fine Dumps for sale7.5MPTA ROM+5MTPA fines till fines liquidationTotal ROM+Fines from Dumps will be within 12.5MTPA
(2.)Transportation of 2.5MTPA fines to Gua Pub. SidingTransport to Beneficiation plant by conveyorTransport by internal road to Gua public sidingTransport by internal road to Gua public sidingNo involvement of public roads.
(3.)Transportation of 2.5MTPA fines to BarajamdaTransport to Beneficiation plant by conveyorTransport by internal road & public roadTransport by internal road & public roadThe Public Road capacity to handle addl. traffic
9.1.
Details of Consent to Operate
(i)Whether Consent to operate obtained ? NA
(ii)Copies of all Consent to operate obtained since inception Copy of Consent to Operate
(iii)Date of Issue 27 Dec 2016
(iv)Valid Upto 31 Dec 2020
(v)File No. JSPCB/HO/RNC/CTO-1005380/2016/1066
(vi)Application No. 1005380
(vii)Copy of Consent to operate valid as on date Copy of Consent to Operate
10.
Project Cost:
(a)Total Cost of the Project at current price level (in Crores) 5.5
(b) Funds Allocated for Environment Management (Capital) (in Crores) 1.75
(c) Funds Allocated Towards CER (Corporate Environment Responsibility) (in Crores) 0.06
(d) Funds Allocated for Environment Management Plan (EMP) (Recurring per Annum) (in Crores) 0.6
11.
Whether project attracts the General Condition specified in the Schedule of EIA Notification ? No
12.
Whether project attract the Specific Condition specified in the Schedule of EIA Notification ? No
13.
Raw Material / Fuel Requirement:
(a)Proposed quantity of raw material/fuel 4.3
(b)Existing quantity of raw material/fuel N/A
(c)Total quantity of raw material/fuel 4.3
    13.1.        Raw Material / Fuel Profile
S. No.Raw Material / Fuel QuantityUnitOther UnitSource (incase of Import. please specify country and Name of the port from which Raw Material / Fuel is received )Mode of TransportOther Mode of TransportDistance of Source from Project Site (in Kilometres) (In case of import, distance from the port from which the raw material / fuel is received)Type of Linkage Other Type of Linkage Uploaded Copy of Linkage
(1.)HSD4.3Kilo Litre per DayBarajamdaRoad11 Open MarketCopy of Linkage
16.
Baseline Data Not Applicable
14.6.
Details of Ground Water Table:
(a)Range of Water Table Pre-Monsoon Season (Meters Below Ground Level (m bgl)) From 7.70 To 11.20
(b)Range of Water Table Post-Monsoon Season (Meters Below Ground Level (m bgl)) From 4.10 To 9.10
(c)Whether Ground Water Intersection will be there ? No
     15.      Details of Water Requirement (During Operation)
S. No.Source Source Other Required Quantity (Kilolitre per Day (Kld))Distance from SourceCopy of Permission from Competent Authority Mode of TransportOther Mode of TransportMethod of Water WithdrawalOther Method of Water WithdrawalLetter No.Date of IssuePermitted Quantity
(1.)Surface6001.5Copy of Permission LetterPipelineOthersPumping2/PMC/WS/123/2012-76706 Dec 201811397
15.1.
(a)Whether Desalination is proposed No
    16.       Waste Water Management(During Operation)
S. No.Type/Source Quantity of Waste Water Generated (Kilolitre per Day)Treatment Capacity (Kilolitre per Day) Treatment MethodMode of DisposalOther Mode of DisposalQuantity of Treated Water Used in Recycling/Reuse (Kilolitre per Day)Quantity of Discharged Water (Kilolitre per Day)
(1.)Wheel washing600650Sedimentation PitReuse within the Plant & Recycling600
(2.)Domestic & drinking4050Primary Septic tank and secondary Soak PitOthersSoak pit040
(3.)Equipment and vehicle washing80100Oil Catch PitReuse within the Plant & Recycling80
16.1.
(a)Total Waste Water Generation (Kilolitre per Day) 720
(b)Total Discharged Water (Kilolitre per Day) 40
(c)Total Reused Water (Kilolitre per Day) 680
    17.       Solid Waste Generation/Management
S. No.Name of Waste Item Other ItemQuantity per AnnumUnitDistance from Site(KM)Mode of TransportOther Mode of TransportMode of DisposalOther Mode of Disposal
(1.)NilOthersNo solid waste0Tons0OthersNo solid wasteOthersNo solid waste
18.
    18.1.     Air Quality Impact Prediction
S. No.Criteria Pollutants Other Criteria PollutantsUnitBaseline ConcentrationDistance GLCIncremental ConcentrationTotal GLCPrescribed Standard
(1.)PM10Microgram per Meter Cube73.790.51.1974.99100
(2.)SO2Microgram per Meter Cube21.590.780.221.880
(3.)PM2.5Microgram per Meter Cube40.590.740.1440.7460
(4.)NOxMicrogram per Meter Cube19.990.785.325.380
    18.2.     Stack Details
S. No.Source FuelStack Height(m)Stack Diameter(m)PollutantsOther PollutantsEmission (GLS)
(1.)NoneNone00OthersNo stack0
19.
Power Requirement:
(a)Quantity (Kilo Volt Amps (kVA)) 50
(b)Source JVBNL
(c)Uploaded Copy of Agreement Not Applicable
(d)Standby Arrangement (Details of DG Sets) Nil
(e)Stack Height (in m) 0
20.
Land Ownership Pattern:
(a)Forest Land (ha.) 1443.756
(b)Private Land (ha.) 0
(c)Government Land (ha.) 0
(d)Revenue Land (ha.) 0
(e)Other Land (ha.) 0
    Total Land (ha.) 1443.756
21.
Present Land Use Breakup of the Study Area in Ha:
(a)Agriculture Area (ha.) 0
(b)Waste/Barren Land (ha.) 0
(c)Grazing/ Community Land (ha.) 0
(d)Surface Water Bodies (ha.) 0
(e)Settlements (ha.) 0
(f)Industrial (ha.) 0
(g)Forest (ha.) 1443.76
(h)Mangroves (ha.) 0
(i)Marine Area (ha.) 0
(j)Others (ha.) : None 0
    Total (ha.) 1443.76
    22.     Land requirement for various activities
S. No.Description of Activity / Facility / Plant / Others OthersLand Requirement (ha.)Remarks
(1.)Quarry Area182.96
(2.)OB Dump Area25
(3.)Tailing Pond37.82
(4.)Township4.79
(5.)Green belt38.67Including safety zone
(6.)Built Up Area23.24Infrastructure & Roads
(7.)Main Plant18.08Mineral Separation Plant
(8.)OthersMineral storage and top soil27.11
Total (ha.) 357.67
23.
Ecological and Environmental Sensitivity (Within 10 Km):- WLS-Wild Life Species; NPA-Notified Protected Area; ESAs-Eco Sensitive Areas; ESZs-Eco Sensitive Zones :
    23.1.     Details of Ecological Sensitivity :
S. No.Details of Ecological Sensitivity NameDistance from the Project (Km)Remarks
(1.)Critically Polluted AreaNone0Not applicable
(2.)WLSNone0Not applicable
(3.)NPANone0Not applicable
(4.)ESAsNone0Not applicable
(5.)ESZsNone0Not applicable
(6.)Wildlife CorridorsNone within 10 km0Not applicable
(7.)CorridorsNone0Not applicable
    23.2.     Details of Environmental Sensitivity :
S. No.Details of Environmental Sensitivity Other Details of Environmental Sensitivity NameDistance from the Project (Km)Remarks
(1.)Archaeological SitesNone0Not Applicable
(2.)Defence InstallationsNone0Not Applicable
(3.)ForestGhatkuri RF0Within ML area
(4.)OthersWildlife ReserveSinghbhum Elephant Reserve0Within ML area
23.3.
(a)Whether Noc / Permission from the competent authority is required? No
(b)Whether NBWL recommendation is required? No
24.
Forest Land:
Whether any Forest Land involved? No
25.
Tree Cutting:
(a)No. of Trees Cut for the Project (if Forest Land not Involved) 0
(b)Details of Tree Cutting and Planting of Trees Not Applicable
26.
Land Acquisition Status:
(a)Acquired Land(Ha) 0
(b)Land yet to be acquired(Ha) 0
(c)Status of Land acquisition if not acquired No private land has been envisaged to be acquired
27.
Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R):
(a)No. of Villages 0
(b)No. of Households 0
(c)No. of PDFs (Project Displaced Families) 0
(d)No. of PAFs (Project Affected Families) 0
(e)Funds Allocated for R&R(in INR) (in Lacs) 0
(f)Status of R&R Completed
28.
Details of Presence of Schedule-I Species:
(a)Whether there is Presence of Schedule-I Species ? Yes
(i)Details of Schedule-I Species Core Zone: None/Buffer Zone: Wild Boar, Indian Elephant, Sloth Bear, Indian Mole Rat, Leopard, Wolf, Mouse Deer
(b)Whether conservation plan for Schedule-I Species has been prepared ? Yes
(i)Uploaded copy of conservation plan Copy of conservation plan
(ii)Fund Provision made Rs. 2480 lakhs
(iii)Period of Implementation 10 years
(c)Whether conservation plan for Schedule-I Species has been approved by competent authority ? No
29.
Details of Presence of Water Bodies in Core Area:
(a)Whether there is Presence of Water Bodies in Core Area ? No
(b)Whether there is Diversion Required ? No
(c)Whether permission has been obtained from competent authority ? No
30.
Details of Presence of Water Bodies in Buffer Area:
(a)Whether there is Presence of Water Bodies in Buffer Area ? Yes
(i)Details of Water Bodies in Buffer Area River Karo
(ii)Direction of Water Bodies in Buffer Area South
(iii)Distance of Water Bodies in Buffer Area 1
31.
Manpower Requirement:
(a)Permanent Employment-During Construction 0
(b)Permanent Employment-During Operation 0
(c)Temporary Employment- During Construction 0
(d)Temporary Employment- During Operation 200
(e)No. of working days 240
(f)Total Manpower 200
32.
Green Belt in Ha:
(a)Uploaded Green Belt plan Copy of Green Belt Plan
S. No.Description ExistingProposedTotal
(1.)Total Area of Green Belt842.94513.961356.9
(2.)Percentage of Total Project Area58.3835.693.98
(3.)No. of Plants12303358200002050335
(4.)Funds Allocated60000000100000000160000000
    33.         Project Benefits
S. No.Type of Project Benefits Details of Project Benefits
(1.)EnvironmentalLiquidation of Fines Dump over Diverted Forest Land will completely eliminate environmental hazards. The land can be eco-restored.
(2.)SocialGenerate employment mostly locals.
(3.)FinancialMeet the rising demand of Iron ore in the country during the scarcity period. Low-grade Iron ore which cannot be used by SAIL will become available for others’ use.
   34.   CRZ Specific Details : Not Applicable
   35.   Sector Specific Details For Non-Coal Mining
S. No.Item Details
     1.       No. of Mineral(s) to be Mined : 1
S. No.Mineral(s) to be Mined Major or Minor Mineral
(1.)Iron oreMajor
2.
Mine Capacity in ROM (Run of Mine) 9.5 MTPA ROM + 3.1 MTPA fines
3.
Uploaded 500 meters Cluster Certificate from State Mines and Geology in case of minor minerals Copy of 500 meters Cluster Certificate from State Mines and Geology
4.
Mining Plan:
(a)Approval Letter No. RAN/WSB/Fe/MP-17/2019-20
(b)Date of Approval 20 Dec 2019
(c)Approved Letter Copy of Approved Letter
(d)Approved By State Mining and Geology Department IBM
(e)Approved Mining Lease Area 1443.756
(f)Approved Capacity 12500000
5.
Technical Details:
(a)Total Geological Reserves (Million Ton) 186.41
(b)Mineable Reserves (Million Ton) 81.49
(c)Extractable Reserves(Million Ton) 81.49
(d)Percent(%) of Extraction 95
(e)Grade of Coal /Ore /Mineral Avg. 60% Fe content
(f)Stripping Ratio 1 : 0.127
(g)Category of Gaseousness (Only for Coal Mining, Others may Write NA) NA
(h)Average Gradient(Degree) 45
(i)Mining Method Opencast
(j)Life of Mine (Years) 10
6.
Details of Beneficiations:
(a)Whether it is proposed to install beneficiation plant/Coal washery within the mining lease area No
(b)Whether it is proposed to install crusher within the mining lease area No
7.
Details of Seams:
(a)Whether details of seam applicable No
8.
Details of Mining Lease:
(a)Mining Lease Area (in Hectare) 1443.756
(b)Whether obtained Letter of Intent (LOI) from the state government ? Yes
(i)Copy of Letter of Intent Copy of Letter of Intent
(ii)Date of issue of LOI 25 Jun 2019
(iii)Validity of LOI 0.25
(iv)Reference No. of LOI Kha.Ni(Chaibasa)-84/2003-1035/M
(c)Whether Lease Deed Executed ? Yes
(i)Copy of Executed Lease deed valid as on Date Copy of Executed Lease deed
(ii)Provide area in Hectare as per executed lease deed (initial) document 1443.756
(iii)Validity of the lease deed From : 22 Feb 2009 To : 21 Feb 2029
(iv)Date of Execution of Mining Lese 24 Sep 2019
(v)Reference Number 2019/CHAI/533/BK1/503
(d)Whether Lease Deed Renewed ? Yes
     8.1.    Earlier Renewals:
S. No.Lease Details Date of Renewal Period Copy of Earlier Lease Letter No.Area Remarks
(1.)Renewal 30 Jul 1986 From : 22 Feb 1979 To : 21 Feb 2009 Copy of Earlier Lease2/475 1443.756
9.
OB (Over Burden) Management:
(a) Details of External Dumps:
(i)No. of OB Dumps 2
(ii)Total Area (in Hectare) 25
(iii)Height (in meter) 32
(iv)Quantity (in Million Cubic meter) 2.8
(v)No. of year back fill up 6
(b) Details of Internal Dumps:
(i)No. of Internal Dumps 0
(ii)Total Area (in Hectare) 0
(iii)Height (in meter) 0
(iv)Quantity (in Million Cubic meter) 0
10.
Details of Topsoil Management:
(a)Quantity of Topsoil excavated during the entire life of the mine (in Million Cubic metre) 0.18
(b)Quantity of Topsoil proposed for utilization for reclamation during the entire life of the mine (in Million Cubic metre) 0.18
(c)Quantity of Topsoil proposed for utilization for other activities during the entire life of the mine (in Million Cubic metre) 0
11.
Details of Final Mine Void:
(a)Area (in Hectare) 407.833
(b)Depth (in meter) 300
(c)Volume (in Million Cubic meter) 60
12.
Details of Quarry:
(a)Final Void of 295.15 (hectare) at a Depth of 0 meter which is Proposed to be Converted into a Water Body.
(b)Total Quarry Area (ha) 407.833
13.
Details of Transportation:
(a)In Pit/Underground to Surface Dumper trucks
(b)Surface to Siding/Loading Covered conveyors
(c)Transportation / Conveyor Details Fresh prod. by rail & dump fines by road & rail
     14.      Details of Land Usage (Pre-Mining)
S. No.LAND USE Other LAND USEWITHIN ML AREA (Hectare)OUTSIDE ML AREA (Hectare)TOTAL (Hectare)
(1.)AGRICULTURE LAND000
(2.)SURFACE WATER BODIES000
(3.)GRAZING LAND000
(4.)FOREST LAND1443.75601443.756
(5.)WASTE LAND000
(6.)SETTLEMENTS000
TOTAL1443.75601443.756
     15.      Details of Land Usage (Post-Mining)
S. No.LAND USE Other LAND USEPlantation (ha)Water Body (ha)Public Use (ha)Undisturbed (ha)Total
(1.)EXTERNAL OB DUMPS250025
(2.)EXCAVATION/QUARRY295.15100295.151
(3.)ROADS0014.9814.98
(4.)BUILT UP AREA (COLONY/OFFICE)004.7934.793
(5.)VIRGIN AREA807.7700807.77
(6.)OtherMineral storage/tailing pond/processing plants37.83067.07104.9
(7.)INTERNAL OB DUMPS112.68200112.682
(8.)GREEN BELT72.420072.42
(9.)TOP SOIL STORAGE6.06006.06
TOTAL1356.913086.84301443.756
16.
Details of Reclamation:
Total Afforestation Plan shall be Implemented Covering of Mining.
This will Include:
(a)External OB Dump(in hectare) 25
(b)Internal Dump(in hectare) 112.682
(c)Quarry(in hectare) 295.15
(d)Safety Zone(in hectare) 72.42
(e)Final Void of 0 (hectare) at a Depth of 0 meter which is Proposed to be Converted into a Water Body.
(f)Density of Tree Plantation per ha (in no.) 2500
(g)Others in ha (such as Excavation Area along ML Boundary, along Roads and Infrastructure, Embankment Area and in Township Located Outside the Lease etc) 43.891
(h)Total afforestation plant (in hectare) 549.143
17.
Status of progressive Mining Closure Plan:
Details Not Applicable
     18.      Details of Actual Coal/ ORE Production vis-a-vis Sanctioned Capacity since the Inception:
S. No.Financial Year Sanctioned Capacity as per EC (MTPA)Sanctioned Capacity as per CTOSanctioned Capacity as per approved mining planActual Production Excess Production Beyond the EC / CTO/ Mining Plan Sanctioned Capacity (MTPA)
(1.)201612.512.56.03.5650
(2.)201712.512.56.04.0140
(3.)201412.512.53.9513.7640
(4.)201512.512.55.92.4790
(5.)201812.512.56.13.9670
(6.)201912.512.510.03.6700
S. No.Item Details
36.
Details of Court Cases:
(a)Whether there is any Court Cases pending against the project and/or land in which the project is proposed to be set up ? Yes
(b)Name of the Court High Courts
(c)Name of the Sub Court Jharkhand
(d)Case No. WP (C) No- 7016/2017
(e)Orders/Directions of the court ,if any and its relevance with the proposed project Nil
(f)Case Details Matter pending before High Court of Jharkhand
(g)Uploaded Court Order Copy of Court Order
37.
Details of Direction Issued under Environment (Protection) Act / Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution)) Act / Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act:
(a)Whether any Direction issued under EPA Act/Air Act/Water Act ? No
38.
Details of EIA Consultant:
(a)Have you hired Consultant for preparing document? Yes
(i)Accreditation No. NABET/EIA/1619/RA 0068
(ii)Name of the EIA Consultant MECON Limited
(iii)Address MECON Limited, Vivekananda Path, Doranda, Ranchi, JH - 834002
(iv)Mobile No. 9470193793
(v)Landline No. 0651248324
(vi)Email Id envenggranchi@meconlimited.co.in
(vii)Category of Accreditation A
(viii)Sector of Accreditation Non-Coal Mining
(ix)Validity of Accreditation 29 Mar 2020
(x)Uploaded Certificate of Accreditation certified by QCI/NABET Copy of Certificate of Accreditation
39.
Documents to be Attached:
(a)Uploaded Copy of Feasibility Report/ Detailed Project Report(DPR) /Detailed Engineering Report /Detailed Conceptual Plan Copy of Feasibility Report/ Detailed Project Report(DPR) /Detailed Engineering Report /Detailed Conceptual Plan
(b)Uploaded Copy of Final Layout Plan Copy of Final Layout Plan
(c)Uploaded Cover Letter Copy of Cover Letter
(d)Uploaded Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency
(e)Uploaded Additional File Copy of Additional File
(f)Uploaded Updated Form1 Copy of Updated Form1
            Additional Detail Sought:
Sno. ADS Letter Remarks Date of ADS
1.NA

Deferred

26 Mar 2020
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. In addition to above, I hereby give undertaking that no activity/ construction/ expansion has since been taken up.
Name of ApplicantBIPIN KUMAR GIRI
DesignationCHIEF GENERAL MANAGER (MINES)
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
AddressGUA ORE MINES, RAW MATERIAL DIVISION, M/S. STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LIMITED
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