APPENDIX I
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FORM 1
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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
1.
Name of the Project/s Change in capacity from 3x660 MW (1980 MW) to 4x800 MW (3200 MW) Coal Based Katni Thermal Power Plant
Brief summary of projectAnnexure-Brief summary of project
Proposal Number IA/MP/THE/26627/2015
Project Cost (in lacs) 19200
2.
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 3200 MW/ 1220 acres ha.
4.
New/Expansion/ModernizationNew
5. Existing Capacity/Area etc. a ha.
6. Category of project i.e. 'A' or 'B' A
7.
Does it attract the general condition? If yes, please specify No
8.
Does it attract the specific condition? If yes, please specify No
9.
Location of the projectBujbuja & Dokariya villages, Barhi Tehsil, Katni district, Madhya Pradesh
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.352, 354/1, 362/1,362/5,362/4, 1256, 1290, 1257/1,324,386,384,393,369/2,362/3,1301/2, 1252/1, 1288, 1218/2, 31, 153, 156, 993/3, 1228, 1219/1, 1219/8, 1219/3, 1219/10, 1299, 45, 46, 326/1, 1229, 47/2, 48/2, 1219/2, 1219/9, 380/2, 422/2, 11, 71, 371/2, 355/3, 424/3, 355/1, 381/1, 424/1, 1219/7, 219/14, 381/2, 1187/5, 375, 1258/10, 1005, 1006, 1168/3, 1259/1, 58/1, 1192/1, 152/1, 371/3, 387/2, 88,41/1, 70,3, 85, 50, 1035, 323, 343 part, 340, 344, 357, 383, 396, 397/2, 423, 1226, 1248, 1250/1, 1258/4, 1258/8, 1289/5, 1297, 1302, 1230, 1231, 1234, 1235, 1249, 1251, 1252/2, 1254/2, 1258/3, 394, 358/2, 1210/3, 1247/13, 1247/3, 1247/6, 1247/9, 1253/3, 392/3, 1289/4, 345, 1214, 1239, 1285, 1298/1, 1295, 425/2, 1057, 1070, 1204, 401, 403, 1245/3, 1059, 1250/3, 326/1 Part, 327, 362/2, 1208/3, 1227/2, 1255/2, 1224/12, 1224/16, 1224/3, 1224/7, 1245/1, 1300, 1298/2, 1198/1, 1232/3, 361/4, 431/2, 1258/9, 1258/13, 1203, 391/2, 329/1, 332/1, 332/3, 334/1, 334/3, 334/4, 336/1, 336/3, 336/5, 336/7, 336
Town / VillageBarhi, Dokariya village
State of the projectMadhya Pradesh
Details of State of the project
S.no State Name District Name Tehsil Name
(1.)Madhya PradeshKatniBarhi
10.
Nearest railway station along with distance in kms Pipariya Kalan, 6 km
Nearest airport along with distance in kms Jabalpur, 118 km
11. Nearest Town/City/District Headquarters along with distance in kms Katni , 38 km
12. Village Panchayats, Zila Parishad, Muncipal Corporation, Local body (Complete postal address with telephone nos. to be given)
13. Name of the Applicant Ravi
14. Registered Address Welspun Energy Private Limited (WEPL) 3rd Floor, PTI Building 4 Parliament street New Delhi
15.
Address for correspondance:
Name of the Company WELSPUN ENERGY MADHYA PRADESH LIMITED
Name of the Applicant Ravi
Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) Vice President - Corporate Aff
Pin code 110001
E-mail ravi_verma@welspun.com
Telephone No. 011-66034606
Fax No. 011-66273091
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
16.
Details of Alternative Sites examined, if any. Location of these sites should be shown on a toposheet Yes
Uploaded detailsAnnexure-Uploaded details
17. Whether part of Interlinked projects? No
18. Whether separate application of Interlinked project has been submitted? N/A
19.
If Yes, MoEF file numberN/A
Date of submissionN/A
20. If No, Reason N/A
21.
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
StatusForest Clearance Under Process
MoEF file numberID No. 31786 Proposal No FP/MP/THE/2028/2011
MoEF file number7.84ha.
(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
22.
Whether there is any Government Order/Policy relevant/relating to the site?No
23.
Whether any Forest Land Involved?
Area of Forest land Involved (hectares)N/A
24.
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) Yes The land required for the total project is about 1220 acre. The present land use at the project site is a barren land. With the proposed power plant, the land use will be changed to industrial category. The general elevation of site is about 360 m above MSL. The location map & study area map of the proposed project site are enclosed in Annexure-I.
1.2 Clearance of existing land, vegetation and buildings? No Not envisaged
1.3 Creation of new land uses? Yes The present land use at the project is a barren land, it will be converted to industrial category.
1.4 Pre-construction investigations e.g. bore houses, soil testing? Yes Detailed topographical survey, enumeration survey, etc. are being taken up.
1.5 Construction works? Yes Construction of power house, coal handling facilities, cooling towers, chimney, township, construction of external pipeline for drawing water etc. will be carried out.
1.6 Demolition works? No Not envisaged
1.7 Temporary sites used for construction works or housing of construction workers? Yes Project site area or its vicinity will be temporarily utilized for housing construction labour
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. Some amount of levelling / grading through cut and fill is required to make the land suitable for construction.
1.9 Underground works including mining or tunnelling? No Not Applicable
1.10 Reclamation works? No Not Applicable
1.11 Dredging? No Not Applicable
1.12 Offshore structures? No Not Applicable
1.13 Production and manufacturing processes? Yes It is proposed to produce 3200 MW (4x800 MW) power using super-critical boilers. Process details are given in Annexure-III.
1.14 Facilities for storage of goods or materials? Yes About 81 acres of land will be used for ash disposal area. Coal handling and storage will be provided. LDO, HFO storage tanks will be provided.
1.15 Facilities for treatment or disposal of solid waste or liquid effluents? Yes The total ash generated from the 3200 MW power plant will be about 18 MTPA considering ash content in the coal as 40% and a plant load factor of 90%. Out of total ash of 7.2 MTPA, the fly ash generation will be 5.76 MTPA and the balance, 1.152 MTPA, will be the bottom ash. The ash disposal area through HCSD method. The generated effluent from the power plant will be treated and used for coal handling plant, Ash handling plant, coal dust suppression, greenbelt, etc.
1.16 Facilities for long term housing of operational workers? Yes A Township with civic amenities will be developed in an area of about 32 acres.
1.17 New road, rail or sea traffic during construction or operation? Yes SH-11 is about 0.9 km N, NH-78 (25 km, SW) and NH-7 (28 km, NW) from the proposed project site.
1.18 New road, rail, air water borne or other transport infrastructure including new or altered routes and stations, ports, airports etc? Yes SH-11 is about 0.9 km N, NH-78 (25 km, SW) and NH-7 (28 km, NW) from the proposed project site.
1.19 Closure or diversion of existing transport routes or infrastructure leading to changes in traffic movements? No No major change in existing road network is envisaged
1.20 New or diverted transmission lines or pipelines? Yes New EHV power transmission lines and water pipeline are envisaged to be created
1.21 Impoundment, damming, culverting, realignment or other changes to the hydrology of watercourses or aquifers? Yes 60 MCM /year water is already allocated from Bansagar reservoir for 3x660 MW project. No additional water requirement is envisaged for 4x800 MW Power Plant.
1.22 Stream crossings? No No major stream crossings in the plant site are envisaged.
1.23 Abstraction or transfers of water from ground or surface waters? Yes 60 MCM /year surface water is already allocated from Bansagar reservoir for 3x660 MW project. No additional water requirement is envisaged for operation 4x800 MW Power Plant. Minimum quantity of ground water is envisaged to be used during construction stage with due approval form competent authority.
1.24 Changes in water bodies or the land surface affecting drainage or run-off? No No significant change in drainage pattern of the area is envisaged. Peripheral drains will be provided if required.
1.25 Transport of personnel or materials for construction, operation or decommissioning? Yes Domestic coal is envisaged to be transported by railway wagons. Fly ash meant for cement plants/other industrial usages will be transported using road/rail network.
1.26 Long-term dismantling or decommissioning or restoration works? No Not Applicable
1.27 Ongoing activity during decommissioning which could have an impact on the environment? No Not Applicable
1.28 Influx of people to an area in either temporarily or permanently? Yes About 3000 people will be deployed during peak construction phase and about 700 personnel will be employed either directly or indirectly during the operation phase.
1.29 Introduction of alien species? No Not envisaged
1.30 Loss of native species or genetic diversity? No Not envisaged
1.31 Any other actions? No Not envisaged
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 The land presently identified for the proposed project is about 1220 acres. The present land use at site is generally barren and flat
2.2 Water (expected source & competing users) unit: KLD Yes Water will be sourced from Bansagar reservoir. The total water requirement for project is about 60 million cubic meters per annum (60 MCM) which is allocated from Bansagar Reservoir.
2.3 Minerals (MT) Yes Coal is the primary fuel of the proposed plant. For the proposed 4X800 MW about 18 MTPA of coal is envisaged to be required. Auxiliary Fuel: HFO/LDO- 14000 KL/annum
2.4 Construction material – stone, aggregates, sand / soil (expected source – MT) Yes All such construction materials will be procured locally from 100 km radial area.
2.5 Forests and timber (source – MT) No Not envisaged
2.6 Energy including electricity and fuels (source, competing users) Unit: fuel (MT),energy (MW) Yes This is a proposed 4X800 MW power plant and power will be generated using domestic coal to be sourced from SECL/NCL/imported The total domestic coal requirement will be about 18.0 MTPA. Construction power supply shall be initially arranged through DG sets subsequently construction power is proposed to be drawn from grid through 33 kV from nearest substation. Barhi substation is located approx. 5 Km from the proposed site.
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 HFO/LDO 14000 KLPA shall be used in the project as secondary fuel/for flame stabilization. Chlorine shall be used for disinfection of raw water.
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 More sources of income generation due to ancillary developments in the region and living standards of people are bound to be improved
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 Not envisaged
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 The spoil generated will be re-used for filling up of low lying areas.
4.2 Municipal waste (domestic and or commercial wastes) Yes During operational phase, domestic waste of about 5 ton per month is envisaged to be generated from about 545 residential quarters. The wastes will be suitably disposed.
4.3 Hazardous wastes (as per Hazardous Waste Management Rules) Yes Used oil and grease, discarded batteries, used barrels or containers.
4.4 Other industrial process wastes Yes Considering an ash content of 40%, the estimated maximum ash generation from the plant is approximately 7.2 MTPA.
4.5 Surplus product No Not envisaged
4.6 Sewage sludge or other sludge from effluent treatment Yes Sewage sludge will be generated, which will be vermi-composted and used as manure for greenbelt development.
4.7 Construction or demolition wastes Yes Small quantity of construction waste is expected during construction phase and the same will be suitably disposed.
4.8 Redundant machinery or equipment No Not envisaged
4.9 Contaminated soils or other materials No Not envisaged
4.10 Agricultural wastes No Not envisaged
4.11 Other solid wastes No Not envisaged
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 PM, SO2 and NOx are the major emissions from the proposed power plant. Gaseous emissions are also expected from vehicles used for transportation.
5.2 Emissions from production processes Yes Four twin-flue stacks of 275 m height will be provided as per MoEF guidelines.
5.3 Emissions from materials handling including storage or transport Yes Fugitive dust
5.4 Emissions from construction activities including plant and equipment Yes Fugitive dust
5.5 Dust or odours from handling of materials including construction materials, sewage and waste Yes Dust from construction activity. There will be no odour causing sources.
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 Not envisaged
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 expected noise levels will be in the range of 75-85 dB (A).
6.2 From industrial or similar processes Yes The expected noise levels will be in the range of 75-85 dB (A).
6.3 From construction or demolition Yes Noise levels in the range of 75-85 dB(A) will be generated during construction activities.
6.4 From blasting or piling No Not envisaged
6.5 From construction or operational traffic Yes The fleeting noise levels of about <85 dB(A) will be generated.
6.6 From lighting or cooling systems Yes Cooling towers (85-90 dB(A))
6.7 From any other sources No Not envisaged
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 All precautionary measures shall be taken to minimise such risks.
7.2 From discharge of sewage or other effluents to water or the land (expected mode and place of discharge) No The sewage wastewater will be treated and used for greenbelt development. The trade effluents will be treated and utilized in coal handling system, dust suppression, watering the greenbelt etc.
7.3 By deposition of pollutants emitted to air into the land or into water No The incremental ground level concentrations are likely to be within the permissible limits.
7.4 From any other sources No Not envisaged
7.5 Is there a risk of long term build up of pollutants in the environment from these sources? No Not envisaged
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 such major events are envisaged.
8.2 From any other causes No Not envisaged
8.3 Could the project be affected by natural disasters causing environmental damage (e.g. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudburst etc)? No The proposed project site falls in zone-III as per IS 1893 (Part-I): 2002
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 Supporting and ancillary development will take place. A township with all civic amenities for 545 employees will be developed. Project is beneficial to power-intensive industries and power consumers.
9.2 Lead to after-use of the site, which could have an impact on the environment No No major impacts are envisaged.
9.3 Set a precedent for later developments Yes Small ancillary industries will be developed as a consequence.
9.4 Have cumulative effects due to proximity to other existing or planned projects with similar effects No No major industry is located within 10 km radius.
(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 Buffer Zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (10.6 km, SE)
2 Areas which are important or sensitive for ecological reasons - Wetlands, watercourses or other water bodies, coastal zone, biospheres, mountains, forests Yes Buffer Zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (10.6 km, SE) Core Zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (Panpatha Sanctuary) (16.2 km, ESE) There are 12 forest blocks in 10 km
3 Areas used by protected, important or sensitive species of flora or fauna for breeding, nesting, foraging, resting, over wintering, migration Yes Detailed Flora and Fauna Studies will be conducted and incorporated in EIA report.
4 Inland, coastal, marine or underground waters Yes Mahanadi river (a tributary of Son river flow at distance of (6.0 km, N) Umer river (10.0, SW) Bhadar river (12.4 km, E)
5 State, National boundaries Yes Nil within 15 km radius area
6 Routes or facilities used by the public for access to recreation or other tourist, pilgrim areas No Nil within 15 km radius area
7 Defence installations No Nil within 15 km radius area
8 Densely populated or built-up area Yes Bujbuja (Population : 2373) Dokariya (Population : 1818) (Population as per Census-2001 Data)
9 Areas occupied by sensitive man-made land uses (hospitals, schools, places of worship, community facilities) Yes Community health centres and primary schools exists in 15 km radius area
10 Areas containing important, high quality or scarce resources.(ground water resources,surface resources,forestry,agriculture,fisheries,tourism,minerals) Yes Water bodies Mahanadi river (a tributary of Son river flow at distance of (6.0 km, N) Umer river (10.0, SW) Bhadar river (12.4 km, E)
11 Areas already subjected to pollution or environmental damage.(those where existing legal environmental standards are exceeded) No Nil in 15 km radius area
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 Nil in 15 km radius area. The proposed project site falls in zone-III as per IS 1893 (Part-I): 2002.
(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
(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.
V.(i)
Name of ApplicantRavi
DesignationVice President - Corporate Aff
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)WELSPUN ENERGY MADHYA PRADESH LIMITED
AddressWelspun Energy Private Limited (WEPL) 3rd Floor, PTI Building 4 Parliament street New Delhi
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