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 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)
2 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)
3 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 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)
2 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)
3 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 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)
2 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)
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