PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : KL-023/2018
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Kerala
 (i) State / Union Territory : Kerala  (ii) District : Palakkad  (iii) Forest Division : Palakkad  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 18.1417  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Palakkad18.1417Protected Forest
Total 18.1417
Division 1. : Palakkad
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Palakkad18.1417
Total18.1417
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
118.141780Eco 3
Total. 18.1417


(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.
1Dalbergia LatifoliaRose wood4253210
2Misc. SpeciesMisc.Species2381411345711714
3Tectona GrandisTeak768511141
Total 249 1504399 8422 15
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 2273


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The propsed land to be given to IIT Palakkad
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,Deer,Bison 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
(i). Patch wise details of non-forest or Revenue forest land to be provided by User Agency for CA
Patch Wise Details
S.no District Name VillageArea(in ha.)khasraKML filePresent Owner file
1Palakkadputhur4.04Cultivation land
2PalakkadKottathara6.79Cultivation land
3PalakkadSHOLAYOOR9.17sholayoor panchayath
(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:
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.)
1Palakkad44800013630000002/07/201800
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
PalakkadEastern CircleDFOYesTwo21/07/2018,27/07/2018
 Eastern CircleCFYesOne31/10/2018
 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
PalakkadEastern CircleDFO Recommended
Eastern CircleCF RecommendedThe proposed land for diversion extending 18.1420 ha and lying in 4 bits is for the establishment of prestigious IIT at Palakkad. 30 to 40% of this area is rocky and the rest of the area supports tree growth of deciduous species. Govt. has already acquired an extent of 189.9069 ha of land belonging to Government Departments and private holdings for the purpose. The 4 bits of Vested Forest land proposed for diversion is lying scattered inside the above acquired area. By diverting these 4 bits, the acquisition of land for IIT becomes a single compact block and will be meaningful. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedBy diverting this land the acquisition of land for IIT becomes a single compact block and will be meaningful.
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
KeralaState SecretaryRecommended03/04/2019 State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BangaloreRegional Office4-KLC1190/2019-BAN05/10/2020
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/KL/Others/32143/2018OTHERS321432018110229310002293100030 Mar 2021U000000857292444Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/KL/Others/32143/2018Approved In-PrincipleNo Data