PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : AS-080/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Assam
 (i) State / Union Territory : Assam  (ii) District : Karimganj  (iii) Forest Division : Karimganj  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 9.2755  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Pipeline
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Karimganj 9.2755Reserved Forest
Total 9.2755
Division 1. : Karimganj
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Karimganj9.2755
Total9.2755
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
17.2630.7Eco 1
22.01250.1Eco 1
Total. 9.2755


(ii) Species-wise local/scientific names and girth-wise enumeration of trees at FRL
S. No. Scientific Name Local Name (0-30)cm. (31-60)cm. (61-90)cm. (91-120)cm. (121-150)cm. (>150)cm.
1BambooBajal Babmboo4000000000
2BambooMuli Bamboo0450000000
3Tectona GrandisSegun009556
4Syzigium CuminiJamuk001000
5Albizia ProceraKoroi006280
6Schima Wallichii ChoisBonak006520
7Lagerstroemia ParvifloraJarul001100
Total 40000 4500023 1315 6
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 85057


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : There is no vulnerable area to erosion
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.30
8. Significance of the forest land proposed for diversion from wildlife point of view
 (i). Details of wildlife present in and around the forest land proposed for diversion : The area is a important various wildlife habitat including Elephant and various primate species in and around the forest land proposed for diversion.
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : No
 (iii). Whether the forest land proposed for diversion is located within eco-sensitive zone(ESZ) of the Protected Area notified under Wildlife(Protection) Act,1972 (Note: In case, ESZ of a Protected Area is not notified,then,10kms distance from boundary of the Protected Area should be treated as ESZ): No
 (iv). Whether any national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve, tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc., is located within 1 Km. from boundary of the forest land proposed for diversion : No
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : No
9. Details of any protected archaeological/heritage site/defence establishment or any other important monument located in the area, if any
 (i). Whether any protected archaeological/heritage site/defence establishment or any other important monument is located in the area : No
10. Comment as to the reasonability of the extent of the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i). Whether the requirement of forest land as proposed by the user agency is unavoidable and bare minimum for the project : Yes
11. Details of violation(s), if any ,committed
 (i). Whether any work in violation of the Act or guidelines issued under the Act has been carried out : No
12. Whether work in violation is still in progres(Yes/No) : NIL
13. Details of compensatory afforestation scheme
Patch wise details for Degraded Area (To be earmarked by DFO)
(i). Total Financial Outlay for C.A(lacs): 90.46385
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1119Patheria HillsPatharkandi NIL    View file
(ii). Copy of CA scheme details: (iii). Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed for C.A. prepared by using DGPS or Total Station: (iv). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed for C.A.:
 (V). Copy of NOC from Competent Authority :

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
1 Net Present Value
2 Recommendation letter for Diversion of 9.2755 Hect. Forest Land
3 Statement of Species wise Scientific & Local name of Trees & Valuation.

14. District Profile
S.no District NameGeographical area of the district (in ha.)Forest area of the district (in ha.)Total forest area diverted since 1980 (in ha.)No. of Approved CasesForest Land including penal C.A. (in ha.)Progress of compensatory afforestation as on(date)A) Forest land (in ha.)B) Non-forest land (in ha.)
1Karimganj18090048427148.18057164.6231/12/202164.6100.02
15. Site inspection report of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer highlighting important facts pertaining to the forest land
Division NameCircleSite inspected ByWhether site inspectedNo. of times site visited Site inspection reportDate of visit
KarimganjC.F Southern Assam Circle, SilcharDFOYesOne20/12/2021
 C.F Southern Assam Circle, SilcharCFYesOne31/01/2022
(Specific recommendation of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer with(Part II,III & Part IV))
16. Specific recommendation of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer for acceptance or otherwise of the proposal with reason
DivisionCircleRecommendation ByRecommendationReasonLetter Whether CF agreed
KarimganjC.F Southern Assam Circle, SilcharDFO RecommendedIndradhanush Gas Grid Limited has submitted a proposal No.FP/AS/PIPELINE/49586/2020 for diversion of forest land under section 2 of FC Act, 1980 measuring 9.2755 hectare forest land for laying of 18´´dia underground natural gas pipeline passes through Tilbhum Reserve Forest in 4 Four different Patches under Karimganj Forest Division, Karimganj By Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited. The above proposal submitted by Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited is recommended as proposed by the user agency.
C.F Southern Assam Circle, SilcharCF Recommended? The diversion of 9.2755 Ha. forest land under Tilbhum Reserved Forests for laying of 18 dia underground gas pipeline by Indradanush Gas Grid Limited under Karimganj Division would not cause major damage of the forest and environment provided mitigated measures are implemented by the User Agency as per guideline of F.C.Act,1980. As the forest area proposed for diversion is unavoidable and barest minimum required for the project, therefore, the diversion of the forest land as above is recommended for acceptance subject to fulfillment of the terms and conditions of F.C.Act. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThe forest area proposed for diversion is unavoidable and barest minimum required for the project, therefore, the proposed diversion is recommended for acceptance subject to fulfillment of the terms and conditions of F.C.Act.
Specific recommendation of the State Government(Part V)
17. Specific recommendation of the State Government for acceptance or otherwise of the proposal with reason ( Part V)
StateRecommendation ByRecommendationRecommendation DateRemarksSigning AuthorityNotificationRecommendation Letter
AssamState SecretaryRecommended21/02/2022RecommendedState Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
GuwahatiRegional OfficeF. NO 3 AS C 089/2022/GHY24/05/2022
18. Payment made by User Agency
Proposal No.Application No.Total Amount (Rs.)Recieved Amount (Rs.)Transaction DateTransaction IDBank NameMode of PaymentUploaded Demand Letter
FP/AS/Pipeline/49586/2020PIPELINE495862020071275613112756131103 Jun 2022SBIN615387219101Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
19. Uploaded Status of Land to be transferred to Forest Department under FCA (Mutation Details).
  (i). Whether CA Land is mandatorily required in this Proposal : Yes   (ii). Total Land identified for raising CA: 19   (iii). No. of Maintenance years: 10   (iv). Total No. of Patches/Parcel: 1
  No. of patches : 1
Patch wise details
Patch No. Shape of land identified for CA Area of Patch/Parcel(in ha.)
1Block(Polygon)19
  Status of CA Land so identified : Forest Area   Site Name : NIL   Location Details : NIL   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :
Status of CA Land so identified
Name of Forest. Legal Status of Forest Land
Patheria HillsRF
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/AS/Pipeline/49586/202025 Jul 2022No DataVerified
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/AS/Pipeline/49586/202025 Jul 2022
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/AS/Pipeline/49586/2020Approved In-PrincipleNo Data