The Jindal Power Limited is directed to refer to this Ministry's letter of even no. dated 31st March, 2009 prescribing the Terms of Reference for 4X600MW coal based power project at Tamnar in district Raigarh in Chhattisgarh for undertaking detalied EIA study.

Letter requesting the Secretary (Environment), Government of Chhattisgarh, to take action against the Jindal Power Limited (JPL) by invoking powers under Section 19 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for commencing construction of 4X600MW power project at Tamnar in district Raigarh in Chhattisgarh without obtaining prior environmental clearance.

With a view to assess the environmental impacts due to the proposed coal based power plant of 1320 MW in Raigarh district, JSWEl availed the services of M/s Vimta Labs ltd, Hyderabad to prepare EIA report for various environmental components including air, noise, water, land and biological components along with parameters of human interest which may be affected and to prepare an EMP for mitigating


A Large section of the nine million children below the age of 14 working in the mining industry suffer from health disorders.

A study on the impact of mining on children undertaken by HAQ: Centre for Child Rights, Samata and

Environmental impact and management plan for Durgapur II/Sariya coal block Mand-Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.

Special Economic Zones are nothing but special exemption zones and there is no reason to exempt these from all law. Hence, scrap these, is the recommendation of the Committee on Land Reforms and Agrarian Relations set up by the Union government to advise it on issues ranging from land reforms and land acquisition to measures to stop conversion of farm lands.

R Krishna Das / Raipur November 19, 2009, 0:28 IST

But, process is getting frozen wherever the state retreats before the Naxals, complain officials and industries.

Ramsingh Sai willingly sold his two acres of land to a private power company in Pusar village of Raigarh district for Rs 3 lakh a year ago. Now, he stands to get Rs 15 lakh more.

Raigarh Ispat & Power Pvt. Ltd. (RIPPL), is planning to expand its present 2x100 TPD spoge iron plant in Village Delari at Raigarh district in Chattisgarh. This is a critque and technical evaluation of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) document submitted by RIPPL as part of the clearance process.

Singhal Energy Pvt. Ltd. is planning to set up a plant to produce sponge iron, ferro alloys and power in Village Taraimal, Tamnagar Tehsil at Raigarh district in Chattisgarh. This is a technical evaluation of the EIA document submitted by SEPL as part of the clearance process.