Related infrastructure was also being built on 15.63 hectares of reclaimed area on the landside.
As per the MoEFCC notification, Ratho will head the three-member Authority.
Residents of Koundampalayam are divided in opinion over the proposal by a private player to establish a stone quarry in the region.
The CPWD later revised the proposal, decreasing the number of trees to be transplanted from 630 to 487 and increasing the number of trees to be retained at the site from 154 to 320.
No public consultation required for expanding projects as government seeks to relax environment norms
In an office memorandum issued on April 11, the ministry said it has been making efforts to streamline the procedure for projects seeking prior environmental clearance.
Chhattisgarh opposes draft EIA notification as it 'ignores sensitivity required for conservation of environment'
Bhupesh Baghel in his communication to Prakash Javadekar, stated that the draft completely ignored the sensitivity required for the conservation of the environment.
Delhi HC directs Centre to ensure draft EIA 2020 is published in all 22 Indian languages within 10 days
The bench said the translation may be undertaken by the Centre itself or with the assistance of the state governments, where applicable.