Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Damage to forests due to mining in Chhattisgarh, 05/12/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Damage to forests due to mining in Chhattisgarh, 05/12/2016. The detail of Mines for which FC Clearance is gives in Annexed as Annexure I. The mining operation leads to complete loss of forest in mine area. However efforts are made to compensate the loss of forest by implementing various mitigation measures and minimizing the diversion of Forest land, compensatory afforestation on additional non forest land to compensate the loss caused due to deforestation, development of degraded forest land by collecting NPV, implementing wildlife management plan, soil conservation plan, mine reclamation plan, rehabilitation plan at the project cost.