PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : OR-034/2018
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Orissa
 (i) State / Union Territory : Orissa  (ii) District : Cuttack,Dhenkanal  (iii) Forest Division : Athagarh,Dhenkanal  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 24.188  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Railway
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Dhenkanal0.505Revenue Forest
2Dhenkanal1.489District Level Committee (D.L.C.) Forest
3Dhenkanal11.994Reserved Forest
4Athagarh9.868Reserved Forest
5Athagarh0.332Revenue Forest
Total 24.188
Division 1. : Athagarh
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Cuttack10.2
Total10.2
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
110.20.4Eco 2
Total. 10.2


(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 grandisSaguan08525620
2Gmelina ArboreaGambhari0113000
3Adina cordifoliaKuruma0909100
4Shorea RobustaSal0150534052116
5Terminalia TomentosaAsana071100
6Syzigium CuminiJamu081000
7Diasporus MelanoxylonKendu0437310
8Mangifera IndicaMango055100
9Acacia AuricuiformisAcacia0485110
10Spondias pinnataAmbada042300
11Emblica OfficianalisAnla0162010
12Terminalia belericaBahada01119010
13Ficus BengalensisBara010000
14Ziziphus mauritianaBarakoli032000
15Aegle MarmelosBela0416100
16Chloroxylon swieteniaBheru010000
17Cassia siameaChakunda083000
18Buchanania lanzanChara0355802140
19Ficus RacemosaDimiri0105000
20Acacia leucophloeaGohira030000
21Terminalia ChebulaHarida010000
22Limonia acidissimaKaintha020000
23Anacardium OccidentaleKaju0883100
24Kydia calycinaKapa010010
25Pongamia pinnataKaranja051000
26Strychnos nux-vomicaKochila0203000
27Careya arboreaKumbhi073000
28Madhuca indicaMahula015824310
29Azadirachta indicaNeem01810220
30Butea monospermaPalasha016521200
31Artocarpus HeterophyllusPanasha000100
32Psidium GuajavaPijuli010000
33Streblus asperSahada08315501
34Moringa oleiferaSajana000200
35Euphorbia royleanaSiju001200
36Bombax ceibaSimili05217610
37Hymenodictyon excelsumVesunga010000
38Misc. SpeciesAttendi, Khajuri, Koli, Lemon, Roshan0617100
Total 0 3018610 11526 7
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 3776


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : The land proposed for diversion is belongs to both Reserve and Revenue Forest Kissam land.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The forest land proposed for diversion is not vulnerable to erosion and also does not form a part of severely eroded area.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.02
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 : Elephant, Wild Boar, Spotted deer, Bat, Barking deer, Rat, Rabit, Squirrel, otter, Fox, Jungle cat, Mongoose, Jackle, Monkeys and Snakes etc. and birds Pigeon, Dove, Parrot, Weaver bird, Common myna, Cuckoo, Owl, Crow and Peacock etc.
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The proposed area is coming within the Eco-Sensitive Zone boundary of Kapilash Wild life Sanctuary as per final Notification dt. 17.06.2015 issued by GOI, MoEF and CC.
 (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): Yes
  Details of Protected Area and comments on the impact of Project on the ESZ : The proposed area is coming within the Eco-Sensitive Zone boundary of Kapilash Wild life Sanctuary as per final Notification dt. 17.06.2015 issued by GOI, MoEF and CC.
 (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 : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The proposed area is coming within the Eco-Sensitive Zone boundary of Kapilash Wild life Sanctuary as per final Notification dt. 17.06.2015 issued by GOI, MoEF and CC.
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : Yes
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): 247.01500
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1128.14Balipasi RFSadangi1    View file
2220.365Balipasi RFSadangi1    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
Division 2. : Dhenkanal
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Dhenkanal13.988
Total13.988
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
113.9880.5Eco 3
Total. 13.988


(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 grandisSaguan0455932260
2Terminalia tomentosaAsan01254000
3Anogeissus latifoliaDhaura0482000
4Syzygium cuminiJamu0261002
5Bridelia retusaKasi08014000
6Diasporus MelanoxylonKendu0333000
7Streblus asperSidha0270000
8Terminalia belericaBahada010418520
9Dalbergia paniculataBarakoli02032300
10Aegle marmelosBela0641000
11Cassia siameaChakunda029471721
12Buchanania lanzanChara019822200
13Strychnos potatorumKhankada02194000
14Madhuca indicaMahul0804000
15Lannea coromandelicaMai06412100
16Misc. SpeciesKaju58121000
17Bombax ceibaSimili01620121
18Azadirachta indicaNeem0214100
19Bombax CeibaSirisa0125100
20Misc. SpeciesAngura, Baburi, Bakara, Kumbhi, Kaitha etc012129381229
Total 58 2019311 10124 33
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 2546


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : The proposed railway alignment coming within the Megha RF & Godabolua RF.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The area is not vulnerable to erosion.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0
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 : Elephant, Spotted Deer, Barking deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear,Reptiles etc
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The project will have an impact on the Kapilash Wildlife Sanctuary. The User agency is advised to do the needful as per the Act & regulations.
 (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): Yes
  Details of Protected Area and comments on the impact of Project on the ESZ : The project is coming under the Eco sensitive zone of Kapilash Wildlife Sanctuary. The User agency is advised to do the needful as per the Act & regulations.
 (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 : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The User agency is advised to do the needful as per the Act & regulations.
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : Yes
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): 25567350
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1128.137Balipasi RFSadangi1    View file
2220.365Balipasi RFSadangi1    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 Forwarding letter to RCCF
2
3

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.)
1Cuttack65970058562.035370.997310494.0430/06/2019494.04156.69
2Dhenkanal459800178820.751787.087183032.72117/08/20192654.1911031.3356
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
DhenkanalAngulDFOYesOne31/07/2019
AthagarhAngulDFOYesOne03/08/2019
 AngulCFNoNo 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
DhenkanalAngulDFO RecommendedThe diversion proposal is recommended for acceptance subject to following clearances • The User Agency shall obtain clearance from the NBWL • The User Agency shall obtain environmental clearance from MoEF & CC, Govt. of India • The User Agency shall submit the Site Specific Wildlife Conservation Plan.
AthagarhAngulDFO RecommendedThe project for construction 3rd and 4th Railway Line between Budhapanka Salegaon, Via Raja Athgarh has been sanction in the year 2015 16 and located distance of 98.133 Km. After construction and functioning for the above Railway Line will required the cater the increase the pole production of Mahanadi coal field and facilitating coal evacuation and cater the needs of number of Thermal Power Plants in India.
AngulCF RecommendedPart III for both Dhenkanal Division and Athgarh Division furnished by RCCF Angul and recommended for acceptance of the proposalYes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended for diversion of 24.188 ha of forest land for construction of 3rd & 4th Railway Line between Budhapanka Salegaon Railway Project 0.00 Km to 85.00 Km under Dhenkanal and Athagarh Forest Divisions in the districts of Cuttack & Dhenkanal of Odisha by East Coast Railway for approval under Section 2 ii of Forest Conservation Act, 1980 subject to taking up eco friendly measures to mitigate impacts of linear infrastructure on wildlife.
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 SecretaryRecommended06/03/2020 recommended vide letter no 5212 dated 04.03.2020. State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BhubaneswarRegional Office5-ORC411/2020-BHU08/10/2020
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/RAIL/34204/2018RAIL3420420182068557456855745627 Jun 2022653498Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/2018RAIL34204201859218915550018915550006 Oct 2021SBIN221279045207Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/2018RAIL342042018672434890644348906415 Jul 2021SBIN421196934527Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/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: 48.5   (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.)
1Block(Polygon)48.5
  Status of CA Land so identified : Forest Area   Site Name : Balipasi RF   Location Details : Balipasi RF, Sasangi, Dhenkanal   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :
Status of CA Land so identified
Name of Forest. Legal Status of Forest Land
Balipasi RFRF
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/201826 Aug 2022No Dataverified
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/201830 Aug 2022
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/2018The compliance to the conditions imposed by GoI MoEF & CC IRO Bhubaneswar as well as State Govt. is sent herewith vide this office letter No.16552 dated 24.08.2022 for according final approval.07 Sep 2022
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/OR/RAIL/34204/201809 Sep 2022APPROVED