PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : HP-076/2019
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Himachal Pradesh
 (i) State / Union Territory : Himachal Pradesh  (ii) District : Sirmaur  (iii) Forest Division : Paonta  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 6.2255  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Mining
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Paonta6.2255 Giar mumkin Naddi Yamuna under the ownership of HP Govt. and possession of Forest Department.
Total 6.2255
Division 1. : Paonta
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Sirmaur6.2255
Total6.2255
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
16.22550Eco 5
Total. 6.2255


(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.
1Othersother000000
Total 0 00 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 0


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Being river bed area is not mentioned in working plan. As per revenue record this area is a Gair mumkin naddi Yamuna under the ownership of HP Govt. and possession of Forest Department .
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Area is river bed that gets annually recharged in monsoon. Mining carried out as per acts and rules thereof shall not subject the forest area to erosion.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.115
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 : Rabbit, wild boar, squirrel, wild cock 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 : 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): 5323222
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1112.50RF Danda C-13BaghaniC-13    View file
22.25RF Jamotwa C-9Paonta SahibC-9    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 Map of proposed mining lease area
2 site inspection report of DFO Paonta Sahib
3 undertaking of additional amount of NPV
4 NPV bill
5 Detail of forest land
6 lay out plan
7 Distance from the national park
8 DSR report
9 CA bill of safety zone area
10 certificate of conservation of riverine wildlife biodiversity
11 CA map of safety zone area digital & toposheet map
12 undertaking for EC as given by user agency
13 Revised NPV bill
14 certificate regarding there is no forest land involve in approach road

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.)
1Sirmaur4505328791.69940.0577221880.115431/03/2019875.3810
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
PaontaNahanDFOYesOne04/02/2020
 Nodal OfficerNoNo Data
(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
PaontaNahanDFO RecommendedContiguous patches for sustainable mining are available in the river bed area under the ownership of HP Govt. and possession of the Forest Department. Area in Khasra No. 61 measuring 73 17 00 bighas 6.2255 ha. of mauza Paonta Sahib of Paonta Sahib Tehsil. As such the letter of Intent No. Udyog Bhu Khani 4 Laghu 480/2016 5950 dated 20.08.2016 regarding the auction of minor mineral quarries Sand, Stone & Bajri of District Sirmour held on 06.05.2016 & 07.05.2016, the highest annual auction bid for above proposed area offered by Sh. Tapender Singh Saini S/o Sh. Hardyal Singh for mining lease in Tehsil Paonta Sahib, District Sirmaur HP the area was awarded to the same for the lease period of 15 years. Being a river bed that gets recharged annually by the natural water flow and absence of tree in the area to be diverted, project may be approved under FCA, 1980. Also as mentioned in joint inspection report of committee, illicit mining that may sometime happen in the area will be thwarted post diversion.
NahanCF RecommendedContiguous patches for sustainable mining are available in the river bed area under the ownership of HP Govt. and possession of the Forest Department. Area in Khasra No. 61 measuring 73 17 00 bighas 6.2255 ha. of mauza Paonta Sahib of Paonta Sahib Tehsil. As such the letter of Intent No. Udyog Bhu Khani 4 Laghu 480/2016 5950 dated 20.08.2016 regarding the auction of minor mineral quarries Sand, Stone & Bajri of District Sirmour held on 06.05.2016 & 07.05.2016, the highest annual auction bid for above proposed area offered by Sh. Tapender Singh Saini S/o Sh. Hardyal Singh for mining lease in Tehsil Paonta Sahib, District Sirmaur HP the area was awarded to the same for the lease period of 15 years. Being a river bed that gets recharged annually by the natural water flow and absence of tree in the area to be diverted, project may be approved under FCA, 1980. Also as mentioned in joint inspection report of committee, illicit mining that may sometime happen in the area will be thwarted post diversion.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
Himachal PradeshState SecretaryRecommended06/03/2021 Recommended State Govt. OfficerNo Data