PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : AS-056/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Assam
 (i) State / Union Territory : Assam  (ii) District : Goalpara  (iii) Forest Division : Goalpara  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 18.028  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Transmission Line
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Goalpara18.028Proposed Reserved Forests (Sec-4 of IFA)
Total 18.028
Division 1. : Goalpara
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Goalpara18.028
Total18.028
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
118.0280.4Eco 1
Total. 18.028


(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.
NIL
5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Presently working plan for Goalpara Forest Division is in preparation.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : does not arise
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, fox, Large indian civet, Monkey, Leopard Cat, Squirrel, Mongoose etc.
 (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 : Yes
 (i). Details and comments on the impact of Project on such sites/establishments : the 132 kv transmission line will not affect the defence establishment because it going through underground cable.
 (ii). Copy of NOC from Competent Authority :
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): 306.59774
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1125.06GuriajharConsolidation nill    View file
2211.00GuriajharConsolidation nill    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 Though proposed Forest Diversion area is frequented by Wild elephant and other wildlife but due to sufficient clearance ( 20 mts to 23 mts) between Ground and Span of the Conductor, the new transmission line will not hinder the movement of wild elephant and other wild animal in Rakhyasini PRF.

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.)
1Goalpara18240036458190.57522381.1526/12/2021381.150
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
GoalparaC.F Central Assam CircleDFOYesOne10/09/2021
 C.F Central Assam CircleCFYesOne18/02/2022
(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
GoalparaC.F Central Assam CircleDFO RecommendedThe proposed 18.028 hectares area of forest land for for construction of 01 x 132 KV transmission line from Agia GSS to Goalpara fall under Rakhsyini PRF of Sadar Range Goalpara of Goalpara Forest Division T , Goalpara is recommended in view of no green felling and importance of the development of the nation and especially North east India and Goalpara district in respect of improvement of communication/ transportation. On implementation of the proposed project the entire area would be benefitted economically & socially. Further, the requirement of forest land proposed by the user agency is unavoidable and barest minimum required for the project.
C.F Central Assam CircleCF Recommendeddiversion of 18.028 ha of forest land for laying of 132 KV over ground Transmission Line from Agia GSS to Goalpara TSS under Rakhsyini PRF in Sadar Range under Goalpara Forest Division is recommended in the interest of electrification of railway track subject to the following i NF Railway will provide a sum of Rs. 2.00 crore rupees two crore to improve and expand the habitat of wild elephants and infrastructure development for protection/ conservation of forests and wildlife of the surrounding area. ii NF Railway will continue to follow the existing speed restriction after electrification of the railway track. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThe proposal for diversion of 18.028 ha of forest land for laying of 132 KV over ground Transmission Line from Agia GSS to Goalpara TSS under Rakhsyini PRF in Sadar Range under Goalpara Forest Division is recommended in the interest of electrification of railway track subject to the following condition i. The User Agency to deposit 2 percent of the total project cost for HEC mitigation and Wildlife conservation purpose. ii. Sine 2 nos transmission line already running through the Rakhyasini PRF, this transmission line also run parallel to other transmission line keeping basic height of each tower a minimum of 27 mts. and the span of the conductor ground clearance of minimum 20 mts to 23 mts.
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 SecretaryRecommended21/03/2022RecommendedState Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
GuwahatiRegional Office3-AS-C-093/2022/GHY01/09/2022
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/TRANS/142618/2021TRANS1426182021865584844935848449324 Nov 2022797541Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/AS/TRANS/142618/2021Approved In-PrincipleNo Data