Vastan Lignite and Limestone Mine

VASTAN LIGNITE MINE

Vastan Lignite Mine, a project of GIPCL covers a mining lease area of 1536 Ha and lies between Latitude 21°22’27” to 21°26’42” and Longitude 73°5’13” to 73°8’47”. The mining area falls in Mangrol Taluka of Surat District. It is approx. 50 Km. away from Surat and 40 Km. from Ankleshwar (Dist. Bharuch). The site can be approached from N.H. 8 connecting Bombay-Ahmedabad via Kim

Vastan Lignite Mine is divided in two pits namely Vastan North Pit and Vastan South Pit. Vastan North Pit is already exhausted in the year June’ 2012 and presently GIPCL is operating Vastan Lignite Mine-South Pit.

Vastan Lignite Mine has received National Safety Awards for the years 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014, in Lowest Injury Frequency Rate (LIFR) Per Million Cubic Meter of Output.

Lignite Reserves
Mining Lease Area 1536 Hectare
Approved Mine Capacity 1.2 MTPA
Mineable Reserve of Lignite (MTe) 36.00
Average Stripping Ratio 1:10.5
Commencement of Mining Operations 31st July 1996

Vastan Lignite  Mine - Status of Environment Compliance

Environment Clearance

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1 Env. Cleanrance Vastan by MOEF 19.06.96 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.13 MB)

Compliance of EC

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1 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2020-Jun 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(5.82 MB) 
2 Half yearly EC compliance report Jul 2019-Dec 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(5.68 MB) 
3 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2019-Jun 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(6.30 MB)
4 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2018-Dec 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.98 MB)
5 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2018-Jun 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(4.98 MB)
6 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2017-Dec 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(697 KB)
7 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2017-Jun 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(719 KB)

Environment Monitoring Report

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1 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jan 2020 - Jun 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.75 MB) 
2 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jul 2019 - Dec 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(7.14 MB) 
3 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jan 2019 - Jun 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(4.38 MB)
4 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines July 2018 - Dec 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(6.36 MB)
5 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jan 2018 - June 2018 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(836 KB)
6 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines July 2017 - Dec 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.14 MB)
7 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jan 2017 - June 2017 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.14 MB)

Environment Statement

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1 Form V Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2019-20 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.29 MB)
2 Form IV Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2019-20 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(5.23 MB)
3 Form V Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2018-19 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(680 KB)
4 Form IV Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2018-19 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.52 MB)
5 Form V Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2017-18 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(266 KB)
6 Form IV Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2017-18 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(267 KB)

VASTAN LIMESTONE MINE

Vastan Limestone Mine, a project of GIPCL covers a mining lease area of 80.00 Ha out of 1536 Hectare of Vastan Lignite Mine. It contains Low Grade Limestone deposits as Overburden (overlaying layer) of lignite deposits.

Vastan Limestone Mine lies between Latitude 21° 22' 57" to 21° 24' 41" and Longitude 73° 05' 26" to 73° 06' 22". The mining area falls in Mangrol Taluka of Surat District. It is approx. 50 Km. away from Surat and 40 Km. from Ankleshwar (Dist. Bharuch). The site can be approached from N.H. 8 connecting Bombay-Ahmedabad via Kim.

To use this Low grade Limestone for controlling Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emission in the Power Plant, GIPCL was granted approval for inclusion of mineral Limestone in the existing Mining Lease of Lignite, by the Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India, vide letter no. 4/65/98.M IV dated 08-09-1998.

Limestone Reserves
Mining Lease Area 80.00 Hectare.
Approved Mine Capacity 4.25 Lakh Te Per Annum (ROM)
Mineable Reserve of Limestone (MTe) 12.00
Commencement of Mining Operations 1st Jan, 2000

Vastan Limestone Mine - Status of Environment Compliance

Environment Clearance

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1 EC of Vastan Limestone Mine PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 4.8 MB

Compliance of EC

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1 Half yearly EC Compliance Report Jan 2020 - Jun 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 12.2 MB
2 Half yearly EC Compliance Report Jul 2019 - Dec 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 12.2 MB
3 Half yearly EC Compliance Report Jan 2019 - Jun 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 12.2 MB

Environment Monitoring Report

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1 Six Monthly Report of Vastan Lime Stone Mines Jan 2020 - Jun 2020 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 1.56 MB
2 Six Monthly Report of Vastan Lime Stone Mines Jul 2019 - Dec 2019 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 1.56 MB
3 Six Monthly Report of Vastan Lime Stone Mines Jan 2019 - June 2019) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. 1.56 MB
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