PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : OR-060/2016
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Orissa
 (i) State / Union Territory : Orissa  (ii) District : Keonjhar  (iii) Forest Division : Keonjhar  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 80.826  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Mining
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Keonjhar64.26Non-forest land recorded as Forest as on 25.10.1980.
2Keonjhar7.61Khesra Forest
3Keonjhar8.956District Level Committee (D.L.C.) Forest
Total 80.826
Division 1. : Keonjhar
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Keonjhar80.826
Total80.826
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
180.8260.3Eco 1
Total. 80.826


(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.
1Shorea robustaSal070485451110
2Pterocarpus marsupiumPia-Sal010000
3Gmelina arboreaGambhari010000
4Adina cordifoliaKuruma0147221
5Terminalia tomentosaAsana0778100
6Syzygium cuminiJamu0101010
7Bridelia retusaKasi041001
8Anogeissus latifoliaDhaura01812301
9Mangifera indicaMango042338
10Diospyros melanoxylonKendu01566210
11Artocarpus integrifoliaPanas000201
12Misc. SpeciesMisc049457402390
Total 0 1483179 9841 112
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 1913


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Yes
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : No
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 3.9
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 : Bear, Barking Dear, Hyena, Porcupine
 (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
1KeonjharKaliapani13.798Khata No. 25-AJA, Plot No. 238, 239/294
2DhenkanalAsanabahall64.26Khata No. 196, Plot No. 1781, 1782, 127/2389
(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:
Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
1 Revised Forwading
2 Stage- II Compliance
3 Forwarding
4 Check List
5 Undertaking
6 Tree enumeration
7 DGPS Map

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.)
1Keonjhar830300336615.629310319.8016776664.485516/07/20184148.925983.9016
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
KeonjharRourkelaDFOYesTwo01/07/2018,13/08/2018
 RourkelaCFYesOne28/07/2018
(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
KeonjharRourkelaDFO Recommended
RourkelaCF RecommendedAs per Diversion Proposal, the Cost Benefit Ratio is 1:17.08 Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended for diversion of 80.826 ha Khesra Forest 7.610 ha, DLC Forest 8.956 ha and Non Forest 64.260 ha recorded as Forest as on 25.10.1980 of Forest land for mining in Tiringpahar Iron and Manganese Mines Mining lease area of 169.00 ha under Keonjhar Forest Division by M/s Tata Steel Ltd for approval under Section 2 ii of Forest Conservation Act. 1980
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 SecretaryRecommended02/01/2019 recommended vide letter no 27 dated 01.01.2019 State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BhubaneswarHead Office8-01/2019-FC02/08/2019
24. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/OR/MIN/20092/2016Approved In-PrincipleNo Data