Geological Reserves Mt:123
Status of Exploration: E
TOR granted on 22nd August 2007 (MoEF letter granting TOR_SD). Expansion Project: Date of Receipt of application for obtaining Terms of Reference : 18/09/2012, Pending. (Projects Awaiting TOR (Projects received After 30th April 2009) As on 07th November 2012_SD).
An application No. JPL/MINES/07-03 dated 15.03.2007 for Terms of Reference (TOR) for Gare IV/2 and IV/3 Underground coalmine for 0.9 MTPA capacity was received. Separately, an application dated 13.03.2007 for establishment of a Coal Washery (8000 TPH) in Gare IV/2 and IV/3 coalmine project was also received.
The project proponent, namely, M/s Jindal Power Ltd. subsequently submitted a revised application for TOR vide letter No.JPL/1.10/DNA/2007/0704 dated 04.07.2007 for expansion of Gare IV/2 and IV/3 OC-cum-UG mine of a combined production capacity of 7 MTPA.
The two proposals ? (i) expansion of Gare IV/2 and IV/3 OC-cum-UG mine and (ii) establishment of a Coal Washery (8000 TPH) in Gare IV/2 and IV/3 coalmine project were considered in the EAC (T&C) meeting held on 23rd -24thJuly 2007 and an integrated TOR dated 22.08.2007 for preparation of an Integrated EIA-EMP was granted on 22.08.2007.
The application dated 20.01.2011 for EC based on TOR was considered by EAC (T&C) meeting held on 21st -22nd February,2011. The proposal was further considered in EAC (T&C) meetings held on 18th & 19th April 2011 and on 18th &19th July 2011 and recommended for EC subject conditions.
File submitted for grant of EC. (Projects Awaiting EC(Projects received after 30th April 2009) As on 07th November 2012).MoEF_letter_granting_TOR_
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