PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : ML-05/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Meghalaya
 (i) State / Union Territory : Meghalaya  (ii) District : Ri Bhoi,East Khasi Hills  (iii) Forest Division : Khasi Hills  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 5.775  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Pipeline
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Khasi Hills5.775Forest by dictionary meaning
Total 5.775
Division 1. : Khasi Hills
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Ri Bhoi3.9275
2East Khasi Hills1.8475
Total5.775
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
15.77570Eco 5
Total. 5.775


(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.
1Gmelina AroboreaDiengiaphiang003100
2PineDiengkseh030572300
3Schima Wallichii ChoisDiengngan11322059013100
4Chukrasia TabularisDiengspah0640000
5Bombax CeibaDiengkya0056100
6Betula CylindrostachysDienglieh173939000
7OthersQuercus Sp129803597000
8OthersDienglatyrnai27430000
9OthersUnknown10911827613400
10Othersunknown36590000
11Albzzia Spp.Diengkheitlieh2366401600
12OthersUnknown30300000
13OthersUnknown22170000
14Castanopsis TribuloidesDiengsohot001592700
15Erythrina IndicaDiengsong04589800
16Melia AzadirachtaDienglong00183100
17OthersDiengtluh00282900
18Ficus BengalensisDiengjri0000012
19OthersMacaranga Denticuliata017438000
20OthersDrimycarpus0043900
21Othersmixed sp4862260000
Total 992 19341982 4700 12
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 5390


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : No Data
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Not prone to soil erosion
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 25
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): 119.07
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1112Saipung Reserve ForestSaipung Compartment 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
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.)
1Ri Bhoi244800213734122.1562.213/05/202200
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 HillsKhasi&Jaintia HillsDFOYesOne08/04/2022
(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
Khasi HillsKhasi&Jaintia HillsDFO RecommendedThe project proposal i.e laying of Proposed 18 Ø Carbon steel Natural Gas Pipeline along with OFC Conduit in Khasi Hills in Meghalaya that will provide the CNG at a lower cost to the public/citizen of the state. Hence the Proposal is recommended.
Khasi&Jaintia HillsCF RecommendedThe project proposal for laying of Proposed 18 Ø Carbon steel Natural Gas Pipeline along with OFC Conduit in East Khasi Hills and Ri bhoi Districts in Meghalaya will provide the CNG at a lower cost to the public/citizen of the state. Hence the Proposal is recommended, subject to all usual conditions in this regard.Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThe project proposal for laying of Proposed 18 Ø Carbon steel Natural Gas Pipeline along with OFC Conduit in East Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi Districts in Meghalaya will provide the CNG at a lower cost to the public/citizen of the state. 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 SecretaryRecommended15/06/2022The project aims at supplying CNG at affordable cost to public hence, recommended State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ShillongRegional Office3-MG C 023/2022-SHI22/08/2022
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/ML/Pipeline/150499/2021PIPELINE1504992021394190936211909362119 Sep 2022726077Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/ML/Pipeline/150499/2021Approved In-PrincipleNo Data