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 years 2004, 2005, 2011 and 2012 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 (MMT) 40.34
Average Stripping Ratio 1:12.2
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)

Environment Compliance of EC

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1 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2016-Jun 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.09 MB)
2 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan 2015-Jun 2015 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.21 MB)
3 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2014-Dec. 2014 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(3.45 MB)
4 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2012-Dec. 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(174.33 KB)
5 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan. 2013-June 2013 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(248.37 KB)
6 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2013-Dec. 2013 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(971.81 KB)
7 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan. 2012-June 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(246.67 KB)
8 Half yearly EC compliance report(July 2011 - Dec. 2011) PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(160.30 KB)
9 Half yearly EC compliance report Jan. 2011-June 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(158.18 KB)
10 Half yearly EC compliance report July 2010-Dec. 2010 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(185.89 KB)

Environment Monitoring Report

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1 Six monthly report of Vastan Lignite mines Jan-June-16 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)
2 Jan 2016-June 2016 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(3.49 MB)
3 Jan 2015-June 2015 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(5.70 MB)
4 July 2014-Dec 2014 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.06 MB)
5 July 2013-Dec 2013 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.35 MB)
6 Jan 2013-June 2013 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.15 MB)
7 July 2012-Dec 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.98 MB)
8 Jan 2012-June 2012 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.79 MB)
9 July 2011-Dec 2011 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)
10 Post Monsoon 2011 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.37 MB)
11 Post Monsoon 2010 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(2.04 MB)

Environment Statement

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1 Form V Environment Statement Vastan Lignite Mine 2012-13 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.(1.33 MB)
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