Rapid EIA and EMP of Gare IV/1 opencast coal mine extension project

The rapid environmental impact assessment (EIA) and environmental management plan is beiing prepared for Gare IV/1 coal mine extension, for which MOEF had given permission for three years according to approved mine plan by Ministry of Coal, GOI to meet the increased requirement of sponge iron plant to which this coal blok is captive. Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL), a private sector company with interest in iron & steel manufacturing, is doing coal mining in Gare IV/1 coal block, captive to the JSPL plant located at Raigarh, Madhya Pradesh.