(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : OR-068/2015
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Orissa
 (i) State / Union Territory : Orissa  (ii) District : Ganjam  (iii) Forest Division : Berhampur  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 3.792  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Industry
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Berhampur3.792Village Forest
Total 3.792
Division 1. : Berhampur
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
13.7920.1Eco 3
Total. 3.792

(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.
5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : It is not covered under the working plan area
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The forest area is not vulnerable to erosion.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 23
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 : Yes
  (a)Details of violation(s): NIL
   (b) Period of Work done(year) : 2011
   (c) Area of forest land involved in violation (in ha.) : 0.0078
S. No. Name of person responsible for violation Designation & Address of person responsible for violationAction taken against the person responsible for violation
1A K OJHAGeneral Manager Gopalpur Project Tata Steel Limitedshow cause notice issued and intimated to RCCF Berhampur collector ganjam and additional PCCF Forest diversion and user agency instructed to stop all non forestry activities
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
(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
1 2nd violation letter with the reply of user agency
2 1st violation letter with reply from user agency

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
 BerhampurCFNoNo Data
 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
BerhampurBerhampurDFO RecommendedThe cost benefit ratio of this project is high.Establishment of this project will change the socio economic condition of the industrially backward Ganjam district.So the project is recommended with the penal condition imposed.
BerhampurCF Recommended diversion of 3.792 Ha of DLC forest land in Badapur and Chamakhandi village under Berhanmpur Forest Division of Ganjam District for development of Industrial Park in SEZ by M/s TATA Steel special Economic Zone Ltd at Gopalpur in Gnjam District Odisha is recommended considering the cost benefit ratio as well as anticipated change in the Socio-Econmic condition of Ganjam District Odisha for setting up of the industrial Park by Tata Steel Ltd on imposition of usual condition including penal conditYes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended for diversion of 3.792 ha of forest land in village badapur and Chamakhandi under Berhampur Forest Division for development of Industrial park in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Gopalpur in ganjam district by m/s TATA STEEL Special Economic Zone Ltd.
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
OrissaState SecretaryRecommended17/09/2016Recommended vide letter No 16958 dated 14.09.2016.State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BhubaneswarRegional Office5-ORB295/2016-BHU19/12/2016
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/OR/IND/10338/2015IND103382015686960509605027 Aug 2018SBIN418239564036Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
FP/OR/IND/10338/2015IND103382015108342473621 Apr 2017SBIN217111063229Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
19. Uploaded Status of Land to be transferred to Forest Department under FCA (Mutation Details).
  (i). Whether CA Land is mandatorily required in this Proposal : Yes   (ii). Total Land identified for raising CA: 3.792   (iii). No. of Maintenance years: 10   (iv). Total No. of Patches/Parcel: 1
  No. of patches : 1
Patch wise details
Patch No. Shape of land identified for CA Area of Patch/Parcel(in ha.)
  Status of CA Land so identified : Non Forest Area   Site Name : Mahurigada village   Location Details : Near Ramaguda Reserve Forest   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :   Mutation Status : Mutated
Mutation Status
Circle Name. Name of Division. Name of Range. Mutation Order No. Mutation Date How Much Area of Mutated Land Received Mutation Letter
BerhampurBerhampurBerhampur10885/15 10886/1529 Mar 20163.792
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/OR/IND/10338/201525 Oct 2018No Datacvbnbm hgnmm
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/OR/IND/10338/201526 Oct 2018
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/OR/IND/10338/2015The compliance to the conditions imposed in Stage-I approval order issued by MoEF & CC, Govt. of India, Eastern Regional Office, Bhubaneswar is furnished for according final approval.06 Nov 2018
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/OR/IND/10338/201524 Oct 2018APPROVED