PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : OR-012/2017
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.) : 345.189  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Mining
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Keonjhar97.219Revenue Forest
2Keonjhar209.974District Level Committee (D.L.C.) Forest
3Keonjhar37.996Non-forest land recorded as Forest as on 25.10.1980
Total 345.189
Division 1. : Keonjhar
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Keonjhar345.189
Total345.189
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
1345.1890.5Eco 1
Total. 345.189


(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.
1Tectona grandisTeak030100
2Dalbergia sisooSisu022000
3Santalum albumChandan001000
4Shorea robustaSal042578982365029
5Ougeinia ougenensisBandhan0123404
6Gmelina arboreaGhambhar02211210
7Pterocarpus marsupiumPiasal082542893
8Terminalia tomentosaAsan043175252135
9Mangifera indicaAmba02118191723
10Syzygium cuminiJamun0167482585
11Anogeissus latifoliaDhala053541912
12Bridelia retusaKasi05511100
13Diospyros melanoxylonKendu074782151216
14Misc. SpeciesMisc057381250569321446
Total 0 115902507 944440 563
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 16044


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
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 : leopard, 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
1KeonjharSikulapada62.058Khata No.51, Plot No.10,11,176,317
2KeonjharPhulajhar46.397Khata No.154 Plot No.1836,1945,1946,1969,1970
3KeonjharRaidiha51.225Khata No.35 Plot No.136,137,138,139,295
4KalahandiBalangi11Khata No.122 Plot No.196
5KalahandiKerapai38.644Khata No.51 Plot No.307,311,365,366,367
(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 Cost Benefit
2 Tree enumeration
3 Forwarding
4 Annexure- VII
5 Undertaking

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.)
1Keonjhar830300336615.629310319.8016766664.485517/12/20174148.925983.9016
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
KeonjharRourkelaDFOYesOne03/11/2017
(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 1:10.36Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended for diversion of 345.189 ha of forest land including 6.77 ha of Safety Zone involved in the mining lease area over 366.311 ha for mining of Iron Ore in Khandbandh Iron Ore Mines under Keonjhar Forest Division of Keonjhar District, Odisha by M/s OMC 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 SecretaryRecommended18/06/2018recommended vide letter no 12189 dated 26.05.2018 State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BhubaneswarHead Office8-46/2018-FC31/01/2019
18. Payment made by User Agency
Proposal No.Application No.Total Amount (Rs.)Transaction DateTransaction IDBank NameMode of PaymentUploaded Demand Letter
FP/OR/MIN/8707/2014MIN8707201443851876555124 Sep 2019ANDBR52019092400382500Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
FP/OR/MIN/8707/2014MIN870720149343706000025 Jul 2019ANDBR52019072500649652Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
24. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/OR/MIN/8707/2014Approved In-PrincipleNo Data