PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : GA-017/2017
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Goa
 (i) State / Union Territory : Goa  (ii) District : South Goa  (iii) Forest Division : Wildlife - North,North  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 15.6077  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Railway
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1North1.1892Unclassed Forests
2Wildlife - North14.4185Protected Forest
Total 15.6077
Division 1. : North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1South Goa1.1892
Total1.1892
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
11.18920.3Eco 1
214.41850.8Eco 1
Total. 15.6077


(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.
1Bombax CeibaSawar0195111
2Terminalia TomentosaMatti0302325404
3Alstonia ScholarisSaton042241
4Misc. SpeciesChanado066300
5Acacia AuricuiformisAcasia002100
6Tectona GrandisTeak0071010
7Anacardium OccidentaleCashew014000
8Misc. SpeciesTirfal011000
9Samania Samanrain tree010000
10Misc. SpeciesAcrocarpus spp016100
11Misc. SpeciesKudo010000
12Misc. SpeciesKumyo025551
13Gliricidia MaculataGliricidia0159310
14Syzigium CuminiJamun001010
15Misc. SpeciesMoi0169450
16Misc. SpeciesCharcoal tee014200
17Misc. SpeciesPongaro01117540
18Adina cordifoliaHedo030020
19Terminalia BellaricaGhoting013020
20Acacia CatechuKhair0325000
21Misc. Speciescoconut010001
22Moringa oleiferaDrumstick101000
23Artocarpus HeterophyllusPanas001000
24Lagerstroemia Parvifloranano000101
25Misc. Speciesjungli tree 045110
26Mangifera IndicaAam000001
27Misc. SpeciesPadval011000
28Misc. SpeciesKharvat012000
29Misc. SpeciesKarmal000001
30Gmelin ArboreaShivon010000
31Madhuca indicaHassan004020
32Misc. SpeciesGel020000
33Grewia TiliaefoliaDaban092110
34Misc. SpeciesKaro003130
35Albizia ProceraSiris051000
36Misc. SpeciesBabal010000
37Misc. SpeciesChar030000
38Misc. SpeciesKavanch001100
39Xylia XylocarpaZamba010000
40Misc. SpeciesMiryo000100
41Misc. SpeciesKharat000010
Total 1 174130 6874 11
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 458


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Since the said forest area is having plain terrain with Open tree vegetation, it is not vulnerable to soil erosion.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.0
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 : Indian Gaur, Wild Boar, Hare, Leopard, snakes & avifauna such as Peacock and Jungle Fowl 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): Yes
  Details of Protected Area and comments on the impact of Project on the ESZ : The proposed alignment of doubling rail track is passing through the forest area which is in Eco Sensitive Zone of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. However since the project aims at doubling of existing track , no new adverse impact is envisaged.
 (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 : The proposed alignment of doubling rail track is passing through the forest area which is in Eco Sensitive Zone of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary. However since the project aims at doubling of existing track , no new adverse impact is envisaged.
 (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
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
NIL
Division 2. : Wildlife - North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1South Goa14.4185
Total14.4185
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
114.41850.8Eco 1
Total. 14.4185


(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.
1Tectona GrandisTeak0551116
2Dalbergia Latifoliashisum08131111
3Terminalia Tomentosamadat069741288765
4Terminalia PaniculataKindal01552251686328
5Xylia XylocarpaZambo0133591481
6Lagistromia LanceolataNano0191120164
7Misc. SpeciesJambal000100
8Gmelina ArboreaShivan000100
9Artocarpus HirsutaJackfruit002203
10Grewia TiliaefoliaDaban0164100
11Albezzia LabbeckShirus036110
12Pterocarpus Marsupiumhasan011004
13Calophyllum Inophyllumundir011100
14Adina cordifoliahedu031001
15Misc. SpeciesKharsang011100
16Acacia CatechuKhair001000
17Misc. Specieskassam043211
18Misc. SpeciesKarmal045112
19Terminalia BellaricaGhoting0286119
20Misc. SpeciesKumyo040302075
21Misc. Specieskawanch044514
22Acacia AuricuiformisAcacia017191640
23Misc. Speciesmoi023101142
24Garcinia IndicaBhirand020010
25Mangifera Indicamango0342513
26Alstonia ScholarisSanton0159623
27Bombax Ceibasanvar02313959
28Misc. SpeciesChar0154110
29Misc. Specieskaro023021
30Misc. SpeciesIndian Charcoal010100
31Misc. Speciesrumod003023
32Anacardium OccidentaleCashew030100
33Misc. SpeciesKudo0414100
34Caryota Urensbhillmad000120
35Misc. Speciesjarmal000002
36Misc. Specieschandoda0257111
37Misc. SpeciesAnvla010000
38Misc. SpeciesCoconut0118200
39OthersOthers0109402084
Total 0 749588 466235 172
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 2210


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Since the area is semi evergreen & moist deciduous forest it is likely to vulnerable to erosion
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.0
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 : Tiger Panther & Bison and Sambar & Chitel & King Cobra
 (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 : The area involves cutting of hill side and filling as such chances of increase in land side and soil erosion due to heavy rain.
 (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 : Sine it is part of sanctuary it results in damage to vegetation and habitat of wildlife.
 (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
Patch wise details for Degraded Area (To be earmarked by DFO)
(i). Total Financial Outlay for C.A(lacs):
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
NIL

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.)
1South Goa17360057604429.3041
2South Goa17360057604429.304601415.313231/12/2015627.8514.2940
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
NorthConservationDFOYesOne14/07/2018
Wildlife - NorthWildlife and EcotourismDFOYesOne18/01/2019
 ConservationCFYesOne24/07/2019
 Wildlife and EcotourismCFYesOne24/07/2019
(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
NorthConservationDFO Recommendedsince the requirement of forest land is bare minimum and the project being site specific with no alternate available, the diversion of 1.1892 ha. of forest area is recommended
Wildlife - NorthWildlife and EcotourismDFO RecommendedRecommended in Public Intrest
ConservationCF RecommendedThe proposal is recommended in public interestYes
Wildlife and EcotourismCF RecommendedRecommended in Public interestYes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended in Public Interest
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 SecretaryRecommended25/07/2019 The proposal is recommended in public interest State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BangaloreRegional OfficeF.No.GOC1206/2019-BAN04/02/2021
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/GA/RAIL/28650/2017RAIL286502017974112459537.511245953709 Apr 2021UTIB409800365332Union 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: 31.3784   (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)31.3784
  Status of CA Land so identified : Forest Area   Site Name : KAKATI   Location Details : BELGAUM   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :
Status of CA Land so identified
Name of Forest. Legal Status of Forest Land
KAKATIRF
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201721 Apr 2021No DataThe details has been verified and found to be correct as the user agency has identified the double the degraded land for CA in Belgavi division for railway doubling project as per the provision of FCA, 1980
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201705 Apr 2022
Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency(old)
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Reject RemarksReject DateUploaded Letter
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201702 Mar 2022EDS: Please upload the compliance letter as discuss03 Mar 2022
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201709 Feb 2022EDS: please upload the copy of letter address to MoEF&CC from PCCF office Karnataka Forest Dept.11 Feb 2022
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201722 Apr 2021EDS: Forwarding for information & to re-submit the proposal after submitting the compliance report in repect of Karnataka portion. 17 Dec 2021
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201703 Mar 2022EDS: forwarding for compliance25 Mar 2022
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201707 Jan 2022EDS: forwarding for compliance28 Jan 2022
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/2017The compliance report of Stage-I approval letter dated 01.02.2021 is submitted herewith for forwarding the same to IRO Bangalore for grant of Stage-II approval.26 Nov 2021
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/GA/RAIL/28650/201712 Apr 2022APPROVED