PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : ML-02/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Meghalaya
 (i) State / Union Territory : Meghalaya  (ii) District : East Khasi Hills  (iii) Forest Division : Khasi Hills  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.489  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Khasi Hills0.489Formerly identified as Deem Forest Land
Total 0.489
Division 1. : Khasi Hills
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1East Khasi Hills0.489
Total0.489
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.48970Eco 5
Total. 0.489


(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.
1PineDiengkseh211364962
2Albzzia Spp.Diengphyllut103100
Total 3 1139 506 2
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 111


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : No Data
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The Proposed area is not prone to erosion
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 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 : Nil
 (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): 8.56
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
110.1999Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 3    View file
220.039Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 3    View file
330.0557Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 3    View file
440.1149Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 4    View file
550.0794Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 2    View file
660.489Upper Shillong Protected ForestShillong South Compartment 1    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

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.)
1East Khasi Hills274800175100204.5278475.5095630/07/202100
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
 Khasi&Jaintia HillsCFYesOne05/08/2021
Khasi HillsKhasi&Jaintia HillsDFOYesTwo21/04/2021,03/08/2021
(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
Khasi HillsKhasi&Jaintia HillsDFO RecommendedSince the Proposal is meant to identify technologies needs based on which this project will demonstrate and disseminate technologies of R&D institutions/innovators in the state to provide the technological solutions for improving the livelihood of communities living in the state etc. Hence the Proposal is recommended.
Khasi&Jaintia HillsCF RecommendedKeeping in view the general public interest of the project concerning demonstration and dissemination of technologies of rural development in the state the proposal is recommended as proposed. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThe proposal pertains to diversion of 0.489 ha. of Deemed Forest Land for construction of Science and Technology Demonstration Centre at NEHU Campus. This project would necessitate felling of 111 trees. Perused the views of the Conservator of Forests Khasi & Jaintia Hills Territorial in Part III. Considering that the diversion is required for demonstration and dissemination of technologies of rural development in the state, the number of trees to be removed shall be kept at barest minimum during the execution of the project. Hence, the proposal is recommended
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
MeghalayaState SecretaryRecommended28/09/2022The project aims at demonstration and dissemination of technologies of rural development in the State. Hence proposal is recommend. State Govt. OfficerNo Data