(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : KL-019/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Kerala
 (i) State / Union Territory : Kerala  (ii) District : Malappuram  (iii) Forest Division : NIlambur North  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 1.1574  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1NIlambur North1.1574Deemed Reserve (Vested Forest)
Total 1.1574
Division 1. : NIlambur North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
11.15740.3Eco 3
Total. 1.1574

(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.
1Misc. Specieskanakkaitha3113000
2OthersStereospermum colais(poopathiri)0710300
3Bombax CeibaIlavu141211
4Wrigtria TingtoriaDanthapala320000
5OthersBridelia retusa (Mullamkayani)000010
7Xylia XylocarpaIrul0719720
8Albzzia Spp.Kunnivaga000001
9OthersHevea brasiliensis (rubber)010001
10OthersQuassia indica (Kalkanjiram09367100
11OthersCleisthanthus collinus (Oduk)001000
12OthersCochlospermum religiosum (Parappola)231110
13Terminalia PaniculataMaruthu2171321
14Terminalia TomentosaKarimaruthu3184200
15OthersPterocarpus marsupium (Venga)100010
16OthersSanthalum album (sandal)1000000
17Mangifera IndicaMango001010
18OthersMorinda pubescens (Paval)020000
19Holoptelia integrifoliaNjettaval000001
20OthersAreca catechu (Arecanut)030000
21Caryota UrensChoondappana010000
22Grewia TiliaefoliaChadachi011000
23OthersFicus hispida (Parakam)010000
24OthersStrychnus nuxvomica(Kanjirakam)001000
25OthersZanthoxyllum rhetsa (Mullilam)100000
26Ficus ReligiosaArayal010000
27Ficus BengalensisPeral010000
28Gmelina ArboreaKumizhu011000
Total 35 11758 209 5
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 244

5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : This land is an unassigned Vested Forest under the possession of Revenue department(deemed reserve) so no specific prescription is given in working plan. But general forest land and fire protection are applicable to this land.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The area is heavily prone to erosion.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.3
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 : Wild bore, Monkey, Porcupine, Mouse deer, Snakes, Reptiles. Birds: Parrot, Pigeon, Owl, Wood pecker, Eagle, Sparrow, Crow, Hill Myna, Greater coucal, Quil, Jungle fowls, Indain Cuckoo 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 : NIL
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 : NIL
12. Whether work in violation is still in progres(Yes/No) : No
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 District Name VillageArea(in ha.)khasraKML filePresent Owner file
1MalappuramVettilappara2.4281Survey No. 6/1
(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: NA
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.)
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
NIlambur NorthEastern CircleDFOYesOne23-04-2022
 Eastern CircleCFYesOne23/11/2022
(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
NIlambur NorthEastern CircleDFO Not-RecommendedThis land is geologically fragile, ecologically important area which is not suitable for establishing an eco farm.
Eastern CircleCF Not-RecommendedA proposal has been received by this office from Mr. Veeran Paramban, Vallathodi, Kizhuparamba, Areekode user agency through Divisional Forest Officer, Nilambur North Division for diversion of forest land under Forest Conservation Act, 1980 for the purpose of “Agricultural Eco farm” for an area of 1.1574 Ha.On perusal of records, the reason quoted by the Divisional Forest Officer is highly reasonable and acceptable. Hence, I completely endorse the view of Divisional Forest Officer in the above case and recommend the proposal to be rejected.Yes