Executive summary of EIA report of Koira Iron mine of Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. at Sundergarh Dist, Orissa
Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. (EMIL), a company of Aditya Birla Group is operating Koira Iron mine spreading over an area of 90.143 ha falling under the jurisdiction of Koira, Nuagaon, Kadodihi & Harischandrapur Villages, Koira Tehsil, Sundergarh District, Odisha.
EMIL proposes to increase the Iron ore production from 1.5 to 4.0 MTPA by adopting fully mechanized mining methodology at a project cost of Rs 50 Crores.
As part of Environmental Impact Assessment study, baseline environmental monitoring was carried out for post monsoon season of 2012 covering the months of September ’12 – November ’12.
EMIL as a corporate policy has been continuously monitoring the baseline status. Data pertaining to Post monsoon 2012 for environmental parameters was also collected covering the months of September ’12 – November ’12 and presented this report