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(I) Basic Information
S.No.Item Details
Whether it is a violation case and application is being submitted under Notification No. S.O.804(E) dated 14.03.2017 ? No
Name of the Project/s Essar Power Gujarat Limited Phase II
Brief summary of projectAnnexure-Brief summary of project
Proposal Number IA/GJ/THE/50046/2016
Project Cost (in lacs) 697100
S. No. in the schedule1(d) Thermal Power Plants
Project Sector Thermal Projects
3. Proposed capacity/area/length/tonnage to be handled/command area/lease area/number or wells to be drilled Expansion of 1320MW ha.
Proposal NumberIA/GJ/THE/50045/2007
MoEFCC file number(Previous EC)J 13011/16/2008-IA.II(T)
Uploaded EC letterAnnexure-Uploaded EC letter
5. Existing Capacity/Area etc. 1200 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 projectVillage Kajurda Taluka Khambhalia District Dev Bhoomi Dwarka
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.Phase-II Village Kajurda: 103/p2, 103/p3, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109/p1, 109/p2, 205, 206, 207/p1, 207/p2, 208, 209/p1, 209/p2, 209/p3, 339 Common Facilities Village Kajurda: 65/p1, 65/p2, 65/p3, 70, 71, 72 Village Nana Mandha: 4, 5/1, 5/2, 5/3, 109/p1, 109/p2, 111/2, 111/3, 111/4, 111/5, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119/1/p1, 119/1/p2, 119/2, 120, 140/p1, 140/p2, 141, 142/p1, 142/p2, 143, 144, 146, 147/p1, 147/p2, 147/p3, 149/p1, 149/p3, 283
Town / VillageKajurda
State of the projectGujarat
Details of State of the project State Name District Name Tehsil Name
(1.)GujaratDevbhumi DwarkaKhambhalia
Nearest railway station along with distance in kms Khambhalia, 11 km
Nearest airport along with distance in kms Jamnagar, 35 km
11. Nearest Town/City/District Headquarters along with distance in kms Khambhalia , 11 km
12. Village Panchayats, Zila Parishad, Muncipal Corporation, Local body (Complete postal address with telephone nos. to be given)
13. Name of the Applicant Pratik Mehta
14. Registered Address
Address for correspondance:
Name of the Company Essar Power Gujarat Limited
Name of the Applicant Pratik Mehta
Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) Head - Environment
Pin code 361305
Telephone No. 2833-241444
Fax No. 241414-241414
Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency . NIL
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?No
(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?No
Whether any Forest Land Involved?
Area of Forest land Involved (hectares)N/A
Whether there is any litigation pending against the project and/or land in which the project is proposed to be set up?No
(a) Name of the CourtN/A
(b) Name of the Sub courtN/A
(c) Case No.N/A
(d) Orders/directions of the court, if any and relevance with the proposed projectN/A
(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) No The site of the proposed expansion is within the area of about 125 Ha already in possession of EPGL
1.2 Clearance of existing land, vegetation and buildings? No Located within Existing Industrial complex
1.3 Creation of new land uses? No Located within Existing Industrial complex
1.4 Pre-construction investigations e.g. bore houses, soil testing? No The pre-construction investigations (Bore houses, soil testing) have already been conducted as part of the 1200 MW project
1.5 Construction works? Yes Construction activities will be worked out during detailed engineering. But in general the following buildings/ facilities are likely Main Plant Buildings: • BTG • Control and switchgear building • Chimney • Electro Static Precipitators (ESP) with provision of FGD • Switchyard • Water reservoir and Utilities • Coal Stock yard • Conveyor corridor
1.6 Demolition works? No
1.7 Temporary sites used for construction works or housing of construction workers? No Existing labor colony of Essar will be used for the housing of construction workers
1.8 Above ground buildings, structures or earthworks including linear structures, cut and fill or excavations and fill or excavations Yes Limited excavation work will be carried out for construction of the civil structures. Cut and fill will be minimal since the project site is generally plain with gentle slopes. Above ground structures which includes BTG, conveyor corridor, coal stack yard, CHP, AHP etc.
1.9 Underground works including mining or tunnelling? No
1.10 Reclamation works? No
1.11 Dredging? No
1.12 Offshore structures? No
1.13 Production and manufacturing processes? Yes 1320 MW (2x660 MW) Power generation using imported coal. Process flow chart detail in DPR/PFR
1.14 Facilities for storage of goods or materials? Yes The storage facility for the following materials will be arranged as per the regulation LDO/HSD, HFO, Coal, Ash, Chlorine, Other Chemicals (Hydrazine, Ammonia, Tri Sodium Phosphate, Hydrochloric Acid, Caustic Soda Lya, H2So4)
1.15 Facilities for treatment or disposal of solid waste or liquid effluents? Yes Solid waste (Ash), Liquid waste (wastewater) will be generated and treated in Guard Pond. The details of the same is given in DPR/PFR
1.16 Facilities for long term housing of operational workers? No
1.17 New road, rail or sea traffic during construction or operation? No
1.18 New road, rail, air water borne or other transport infrastructure including new or altered routes and stations, ports, airports etc? No
1.19 Closure or diversion of existing transport routes or infrastructure leading to changes in traffic movements? No
1.20 New or diverted transmission lines or pipelines? Yes 400 KV Vadinar – Bhachau Transmission line
1.21 Impoundment, damming, culverting, realignment or other changes to the hydrology of watercourses or aquifers? No
1.22 Stream crossings? No
1.23 Abstraction or transfers of water from ground or surface waters? Yes Sea water requirement ~330180 m3/day will be sourced from existing facility. No Underground water abstraction proposed.
1.24 Changes in water bodies or the land surface affecting drainage or run-off? No
1.25 Transport of personnel or materials for construction, operation or decommissioning? Yes Construction materials like steel and cement will be sourced from the manufacturers. Aggregates, sand will be sourced locally. Coal will be imported through sea route and will be transported to the stack yard from the jetty through closed hooded conveyors or by covered trucks from nearby ports to the plant.
1.26 Long-term dismantling or decommissioning or restoration works? No
1.27 Ongoing activity during decommissioning which could have an impact on the environment? No
1.28 Influx of people to an area in either temporarily or permanently? Yes Influx of people temporary during construction phase and permanent during operation phase
1.29 Introduction of alien species? No
1.30 Loss of native species or genetic diversity? No
1.31 Any other actions? No
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 This facility will be established in an area of 125 Ha including common facility which is already existed and for which land in already in possession of EPGL.
2.2 Water (expected source & competing users) unit: KLD Yes Sea water ~ 13758 m3/hr., will be sourced from existing marine facility for which EC/CRZ clearance is already obtained.
2.3 Minerals (MT) Yes Sand, aggregates from the nearby / local suppliers
2.4 Construction material – stone, aggregates, sand / soil (expected source – MT) Yes Quantities of construction materials like stone, sand, aggregates and soil will be worked out during detailed engineering phase.
2.5 Forests and timber (source – MT) No
2.6 Energy including electricity and fuels (source, competing users) Unit: fuel (MT),energy (MW) Yes The coal consumption of the proposed power plant is about 4.5 MMTPA @ 85 % PLF which is imported. The quantity of HFO and HSD/LDO required will be 1200 m3 and 400 m3 per month respectively as a startup fuel.
2.7 Any other natural resources (use appropriate standard units) No
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 LDO/HSD, HFO, Chlorine, Other water treatment chemicals
3.2 Changes in occurrence of disease or affect disease vectors (e.g. insect or water borne diseases) No
3.3 Affect the welfare of people e.g. by changing living conditions? Yes Positive impact in their socio-economic conditions. The project will benefit the people living in the neighboring areas by providing them with direct and indirect employment opportunities associated with the construction and operation of a plant.
3.4 Vulnerable groups of people who could be affected by the project e.g. hospital patients, children, the elderly etc. No
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 No
4.2 Municipal waste (domestic and or commercial wastes) Yes Office & canteen waste will be collected and disposed as per MSW rules.
4.3 Hazardous wastes (as per Hazardous Waste Management Rules) Yes Hazardous wastes like spent/used oil, used/empty drums/containers, spent resin, oily waste cotton, Electric & Electronic waste, Lead acid battery waste, Insulated copper wire scrap during construction & operation phase will be generated.
4.4 Other industrial process wastes Yes About 0.85 MMTPA of fly ash and 0.22 MMTPA of bottom ash would be generated from the 1320 MW unit. Efforts will be made by EPGL to utilize the ash as per the MoEF Fly Ash notification.
4.5 Surplus product No
4.6 Sewage sludge or other sludge from effluent treatment Yes Sledge from STP will be composted and used for green belt
4.7 Construction or demolition wastes Yes Inert Waste generated during the construction phase would be re-used as land filling material
4.8 Redundant machinery or equipment No
4.9 Contaminated soils or other materials No
4.10 Agricultural wastes No
4.11 Other solid wastes No
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 Flue gas emission from the two numbers of super critical boilers, and two numbers of emergency DG sets
5.2 Emissions from production processes No Emission only from Boilers & DG sets
5.3 Emissions from materials handling including storage or transport Yes Fugitive emission from coal/ash transfer points for which adequate dust suppression/extraction system will be provided
5.4 Emissions from construction activities including plant and equipment Yes Fugitive emission is envisaged from handling of construction materials and from operation of construction machineries and vehicles. Appropriate control measures like water sprinkling in approach road, covering of construction material would be undertaken during the construction phase.
5.5 Dust or odours from handling of materials including construction materials, sewage and waste Yes Fugitive emission from the construction material handling will be minimised by dust suppression measures & good housekeeping.
5.6 Emissions from incineration of waste No
5.7 Emissions from burning of waste in open air (e.g. slash materials, construction debris) No
5.8 Emissions from any other sources No
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 source of noise will be generated from Steam turbine generator, rotating equipment, combustion and flow induced noises, safety valves, Pumps, coal crushing, loading/ unloading, etc. Adequate noise/vibration control installation including enclosures will be provided. Appropriate PPEs would be provided.
6.2 From industrial or similar processes Yes Heat will be dissipated from boilers during coal burning to form Steam.
6.3 From construction or demolition Yes During site development and construction of the plant, noise will be generated from machineries used.
6.4 From blasting or piling Yes No blasting is envisaged. Screw piling will be done to reduce noise level.
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.
6.6 From lighting or cooling systems No
6.7 From any other sources No
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 Hazardous material will be stored in a concrete dykes
7.2 From discharge of sewage or other effluents to water or the land (expected mode and place of discharge) No Sewage will be treated in STP & treated wastewater will be used in Green belt/ landscaping. Cooling Tower blow down shall be disposed into sea at the location suggested by NIO. Effluents from guard pond will be reused for ash handling and other dust suppression measures.
7.3 By deposition of pollutants emitted to air into the land or into water No
7.4 From any other sources No
7.5 Is there a risk of long term build up of pollutants in the environment from these sources? No
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 Yes Fire hazard from oil storage. Existing Emergency response plan will be updated to cover the expansion project activity and the required control measures will be implemented in the design itself.
8.2 From any other causes No
8.3 Could the project be affected by natural disasters causing environmental damage (e.g. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudburst etc)? No The power plant is located in Seismic Zone V as per IS: 1893 and design will be as per IS codes. Cloudburst: All necessary precautions shall be taken to mitigate rare Cloudburst in area. Cyclone: Area is prone to low pressure cyclone, all necessary precautions shall be taken. DMP should include these scenario.
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 project has enormous potential to stimulate development in the area, improvement in road network, development in housing sector. Stimulated development of Extractive Industry or Supply Industry is also anticipated due to power availability. The entire state and country is going to gain from this project.
9.2 Lead to after-use of the site, which could have an impact on the environment No
9.3 Set a precedent for later developments No
9.4 Have cumulative effects due to proximity to other existing or planned projects with similar effects Yes Major industries in the vicinity of the project site are: Essar Refinery, GEB power plant, Gujarat NRE coke limited, Gujarat State Fertilizer Plant, Reliance Refinery, Sri Digvijay Cement, EPGL Phase I, VPCL CPP, Essar Ports
(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
Yes The MNP and MS are located at distance of ~8 km. MoEF has declared Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) for the MNP and MS. As per the certification from MNP, Jamnagar the proposed phase II is out of ESZ area.
2 Areas which are important or sensitive for ecological reasons - Wetlands, watercourses or other water bodies, coastal zone, biospheres, mountains, forests Yes Coastal areas: Gulf of Kachchh (GoK) is 18 KM from the site. Dam: Sinhan Dam is located 2 KM from the site River: Sinhan river is 2.1 KM from the site
3 Areas used by protected, important or sensitive species of flora or fauna for breeding, nesting, foraging, resting, over wintering, migration Yes The MNP and MS are located at distance of ~8 km. MoEF has declared Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) for the MNP and MS. As per the certification from MNP, Jamnagar the proposed phase II is out of ESZ area.
4 Inland, coastal, marine or underground waters Yes Coastal areas: Gulf of Kachchh (GoK) is 18 KM from the site. Dam: Sinhan Dam is located 2 KM from the site River: Sinhan river is 2.1 KM from the site
5 State, National boundaries Yes National Boundary Okha more than 100 KM from the site
6 Routes or facilities used by the public for access to recreation or other tourist, pilgrim areas No
7 Defence installations No
8 Densely populated or built-up area Yes Khambhalia town, 11 km from the proposed project site.
9 Areas occupied by sensitive man-made land uses (hospitals, schools, places of worship, community facilities) Yes School, places of worship in town and nearby villages
10 Areas containing important, high quality or scarce resources.(ground water resources,surface resources,forestry,agriculture,fisheries,tourism,minerals) No
11 Areas already subjected to pollution or environmental damage.(those where existing legal environmental standards are exceeded) No
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
(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) 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 ApplicantPratik Mehta
DesignationHead - Environment
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)Essar Power Gujarat Limited