PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : AS-045/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Assam
 (i) State / Union Territory : Assam  (ii) District : Hojai  (iii) Forest Division : Nagaon South Division, Hojai  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 4.193  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Road
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Nagaon South Division, Hojai4.193Reserved Forest
Total 4.193
Division 1. : Nagaon South Division, Hojai
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Hojai4.193
Total4.193
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
14.1930.1Eco 1
Total. 4.193


(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.
1Delonix RegiaKrishna Sura002000
2Bombax CeibaSimolu014123
3Ficus benghalensisDimoru000006
4Terminalia CatappaMoj017520
5Tamarindus indicusTeteli001000
6Terminalia ChebulaBhelkor0482105661
7Lagerstroemia ParvifloraAjar11624100
8Holoptelia integrifoliaHaldu chapa001100
9Ficus ReligiosaAhot000001
10Chukrasia TabularisPoma012100
11Alstonia ScholarisSotiona021000
12OthersB> Pichola010000
13OthersBogori022000
14Albizzia lebbeckSirish001000
15Melia AzadirachtaGhora Neem012100
16OthersJia022110
17Gmelin ArboreaGOmari003200
18OthersK. Patia001000
19Samania SamanM. Teteli000100
20OthersKhura001000
21OthersKhumbir000001
22Tectona GrandisTeak183100
Total 2 83267 7111 12
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 446


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : No
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : No
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0
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 : elephant, Jungle Cat, barking deer, Hog deer, Jackal, Civet cat etc.
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : Herd of Wild Elephants stays in the Kumurakata RF almost throughout the year and by using their natural corridors passes to the nearby Karbi Anglong areas and also to different areas. Hence it can be considered as a critical elephant habitat.
 (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 : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : Herd of Wild Elephants stays in the Kumurakata RF almost throughout the year and by using their natural corridors passes to the nearby Karbi Anglong areas and also to different areas. Hence it can be considered as a critical elephant habitat.
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : Yes
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
(i). Patch wise details of non-forest or Revenue forest land to be provided by User Agency for CA
Patch Wise Details
S.no District Name VillageArea(in ha.)khasraKML filePresent Owner file
1HojaiBaliram Pathar5.6117
(ii). Upload a scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed for C.A. prepared by using DGPS or Total Station: (iii). Upload a copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed for C.A: (iv). Copy of CA scheme details:
Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
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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.)
1Hojai1685004904947330130/10/20223010
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
Nagaon South Division, HojaiC.F N.A.C, TezpurDFOYesOne28/10/2022
 C.F N.A.C, TezpurCFYesOne11/11/2022
(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
Nagaon South Division, HojaiC.F N.A.C, TezpurDFO RecommendedIt will improve the communication system without causing major damaged to the forest land, by providing mitigation measure to be implemented by the User Agency to protect forest and Environment as per guide line. Therefore, the permission for diversion of forest land is recommended by construction of elevated pass for the entire stretch of Kumurakata RF so that critical habitat for elephant can be maintained
C.F N.A.C, TezpurCF RecommendedThe improvement & upgradation of SH 19 under Axom Mala project in the state of Assam passing through the Kumurakata RF, which in a linear project having state & public interest. The project will improve the overall scenario of the communication system through out the area without causing major damages of the forest by adopting mitigation measures to be implemented by the User Agency to protect & save the wildlife & habitat by constructing elevated passes for the entire stretch of the proposed area of Kumurakata RF for un hindered movement of wild elephant as well as other wildlife through out the area, following guideline of MoEF & CC under FC ACT,1980 .Yes