(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : GA-05/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Goa
 (i) State / Union Territory : Goa  (ii) District : South Goa  (iii) Forest Division : South  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 72.08  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Mining
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1South72.08Proposed Reserved Forests (Sec-4 of IFA)
Total 72.08
Division 1. : South
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1South Goa72.08
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
111.93480Eco 1
27.0225Eco 1
353.12655Eco 1
Total. 72.08

(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.
1Emblica Officianalisawala111162111
2Cassia Fistulabayo11111111
3Garcinia IndicaBhirand2162351311
4Misc. SpeciesStrychnosnux vomica or caro1292371312
5Anacardium Occidentalecashew2421293129355711732
6Misc. SpeciesBuchania lanzan or char424711361211
7Grewia TiliaefoliaDaban183111111
8Misc. Speciescomfal11150471111
9Misc. Speciesgel888846341
10Terminalia bellericaGhoting111821147
11Xylia XylocarpaJambo53431250831413
12Misc. Speciesjungli21219135832311
13Misc. SpeciesBridelia retusa or kavach700000
14Misc. Speciesmemyceylon edule or kalejhaad751441111
15Misc. SpeciesDilenia pentagyna or karmal3235701234380
16Terminalia Paniculatakindal1561215766645436242
17Misc. SpeciesSchleichera oleosa or kosamb1115136562111
18Misc. SpeciesHolarrhena antidysentrica or kudo3117112111
19Misc. SpeciesCareya arborea or kumbyo203192641622019
20Mangifera Indicamango1574311111
21Terminalia Tomentosamatti26248336117662
22Misc. SpeciesLannea coromandalica or moi30666139405
23Lagistromia Lanceolatanano21552554111
24Misc. SpeciesTerminalia elliptica or navati22084926678113
25Misc. SpeciesAlseodaphne semecarpifolia or Phugdus225211111
26Misc. SpeciesSpondias mangifera or raan ambado1212111
27Misc. SpeciesAporusa lindleyana or Saloi2121111311
28Alstonia Scholarissaton18111251
29Bombax Ceibasavor11111111
30Misc. SpeciesHuro crepitans or uro1811111
31Acacia Ariciloformisacacia321008128262311523
32Tectona Grandisteak1117321211
33Delonix Regiagulmohar1111111
34Misc. SpeciesSapium insigne or huro15833437121
35Misc. SpeciesCaryota urens or Bhilamaad22615114131
36Misc. SpeciesUndir12324111
37Misc. SpeciesHoligarna arnotiana or Bibo231029361125
38Syzigium SpsS.caryophyallatum or bhedus1211111
39Misc. SpeciesFicus arnottiana or fatorfod1121423211
40Albezzia Labbecksiras1123111
41Syzigium CuminiJambol111111111
42Artocarpus Heterophyllusjack136261351
43Eucalyptus sppNilgiri111152111
44Dalbergia Latifoliasisam1132111
45Misc. SpeciesMarcaranga peltat or chanado21412311
46Misc. SpeciesHaldina cordifolia or Hedu1261143
47Misc. SpeciesKamphal1111111
48Misc. SpeciesKhumphal13211111
49Gmelina Aroboreashivon1111111
50Misc. SpeciesZanthoxyllum rhetsa or Trifhal070000
51Misc. SpeciesPersea macranthav or alam012120012
52Misc. SpeciesPadval001001
53Terminalia Arjunaarjun100000
54Tamarindus Indicachinch000001
55Misc. SpeciesBhekro011001
56Pterocarpus Marsupiumasan010000
Total 1297 77675774 31381070 606
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 19652

5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The area is gently sloping. Old mining pits have rugged terrain. Since the area is high rainfall area with slopy terrain, the area is vulnerable to erosion without vegetation cover
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 2
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 : Gaur, leopard, sambharm porcupine, wild boar 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 : 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):
Patch Wise Details Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks

14. District Profile 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.)
1South Goa
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
(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
SouthConservationDFO RecommendedThe lease area is fully proposed for diversion as per existing FCA rules and guidelines. However, as per the mining plan approved by competent authority 28.30 ha is proposed to be used for 5 years ie., till 2026 27. Hence ground breaking is recommended for only this 28.30 ha at this instance.
ConservationCF RecommendedThe proposal is for Production of 0.5 MTPA of Iron Ore from mining Lease from the Forest area. The proposal is as per the Mining Plan and hence recommended for diversion under FCA, 1980.Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended
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
GoaState SecretaryRecommended06/09/2022RecommendedState Govt. OfficerNo Data