An Impact on Sanctuary and Wildlife Assessment Study

An Impact on Sanctuary and Wildlife Assessment Study for the Proposed Ambuja Sand Stone Mines,Kodinar of Junagadh district.


  • To identify the potential impacts on the surrounding biota through operation of mining & stone crushing activities.
  • To assess of habitat suitability for the flagship species of the area especially on Lion.
  • To identify the existing natural water courses and boundaries of the existing mine areas.
  • To identify potential impacts on Air, Water and Land through existing mining activities.

Funded by

  • Ambuja Cements Ltd., Kodinar, Junagadh.

Size of funding

  • 13, 20, 000/-

Description of project

This study aims to facilitate decision making with respect to "No Objection Certificate" for mining leases for stone mining of M/S Ambuja Cements Ltd., based on the findings of the ecological assessment of the area in the context of conservation priorities of the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary landscape. The outputs of such a study are expected to provide guidance on functional importance of the area identified for mining lease in implementation of regulatory site level actions such as lease renewal within the context of broader regional priority.

Date of commencement

  • Oct 2008.

Due date

  • August 2009.

Publications/Outcomes/Reports/News clippings/Photos

  • Final Reports

Project Manager Name

  • Nischal Joshi (Sr.Manager Project)

Designation & e-mail


Status (Active/Closed)

  • Active

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