Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project: Annual Environment & Social Monitoring Report (April 2011 to March 2012)

Date: January 2013
Document Type: Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports
Project Number: 41946-014

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This annual monitoring report for the period of April 2011 to March 2012 is prepared during project implementation for the Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project in India on the status of environmental or social issues or mitigation measures for the Tata Ultra Mega Coal Fired Power Plant at Mundra, Gujarat.

Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tata Power Company Limited will build, own and operate an ultra mega power plant at Mundra in Gujarat. The project includes five supercritical units of 800 MW each, with total capacity of 4000 MW. The plant will use 12 Million Metric Ton Per Annum (MMTPA) of imported coal as fuel, and sea water for once through cooling of condensers. Power will be evacuated through six 400 KV power lines to benefits the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.

The purpose of this annual Environmental & Social Performance Report is to report on CGPL's compliance with the Environmental and Social Performance Requirements of IFC/ADB (including implementation of the Environmental Management Plan and the Social Management Plan) and to assess any corrective actions implemented/proposed.