M/s Ultratech Cement Limited (UTCL) is proposing Integrated Cement Project Clinker (3.5 MTPA), Cement (5.0 MTPA) Captive Power Plant from (CPP) (50 MW) & Coal Washery (1-MTPA) near Villages Sarkipar, Piprahi & Simradih, Tehsil Baloda Bazar, District-Baloda Bazar (Chhattisgarh).As per EIA Notification dated 14th September 2006 as amended on 01.12.2009, this Proposed Integrated Cement Project falls in Category ‘A’ and therefore this project requires Environmental Clearance from MoEF, New Delhi.
The proposed project will help in combating the growing demand of cement in the market & hence will help in the economic growth of the country. UTCL is actively involved in the CSR activities in the nearby villages of the project site. Infrastructure development in the nearby villages, creating educational facilities, empowering women through self help groups, gainful employment for rural, health awareness programmes & surgical camps, assistance in social forestry programmes in the area, are some of the activities further to be undertaken under CSR plan for the development of the society. A well planned CSR of 15 years of time period has been proposed. A sum of Rs. 600000000 has been proposed for CSR activities.
ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN
The major sources of pollution in a cement plant are Particulate Matter. Air pollution is the major concern to be looked upon for the project activity. No major water, noise & soil pollution is envisaged from the project activity. Various mitigation measures have been proposed to take care of the environment in respect of air, water, noise, soil & the green cover of the project site & nearby villages. A sum of Rs. 150 Crores has been proposed for environmental Management Plan.