PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : SK-056/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Sikkim
 (i) State / Union Territory : Sikkim  (ii) District : Gangtok  (iii) Forest Division : East Wildlife,East Territorial  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 8.3801  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Transmission Line
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1East Territorial8.38015.7179 ha in Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary + 2.6622 ha in khasmal
2East Wildlife0Protected Forest
Total 8.3801
Division 1. : East Territorial
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Gangtok8.3801
Total8.3801
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
18.38010.8Eco 5
Total. 8.3801


(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.
1OthersMawa003130
2Populus sppPipli001100
3OthersKaulo0011820
4Acer CambelliKapasay009220
5Machelia CathcartiiTetay Champ000010
6OthersBhadrasey000110
7Alnus NepalensisUttis40821161
8OthersBaparey002000
9OthersBar100000
10OthersKhanakpa101000
11Nillatikat100000
12Nillatikat100000
13NilP.Katus000010
14OthersMalato1002000
15Castanopsis TribuloidesKatus501111
16NilAmbakey001100
17NilGheguni002000
18Daphiphyllum HimalayenseChandan002500
19Daphiphyllum HimalayenseChandan002500
20NilGheguney3000000
21NilPhursey Champ002200
22Schima Wallichii ChoisChilauney002000
23Cryptomeria JaponicaDhupi0013700
24NilTarching001000
25Tooni CedrelaTooni001000
26NilSaur001000
27Schima Wallichii ChoisLekh Chilauney000010
Total 53 065 5528 2
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 203


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : KML file and Toposheet map has been prescribed by Working Plan
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Being hilly terrain, the problem of soil erosion to some extent cannot be Ignored.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 00
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 : 5.7179 HA in Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary.
 (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 : As such, in particular there have been no major development activities inside this sanctuary. The only threat to the sanctuary is encroachment .
 (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 : As such, in particular there have been no major development activities inside this sanctuary. The only threat to the sanctuary is encroachment .
 (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 : 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): 3937313
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1111.67Yali RFGangtok00    View file
225.0902Yali RFGangtok00    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 CA Scheme technically sanctioned
2 Certificate for non availability of non forest land for CA
3 CA Map
4 certificate of degraded forest land
5 Cost of cutting in khasmal land
6 FRA certificate II
7 Joint certificate for non availability
8 NPV
9 Part II form
10 Cost of cutting wildlife area
11 FRA Certificate
12 Site inspection report
13 Diversion map
14 Joint inspection report
15 Site suitability report
16 Dwarfs species plant
17 Aerial Distance
18 Integrated plantation plan
Division 2. : East Wildlife
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Gangtok0
Total0
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
100Eco 5
Total. 0


(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.
1Abies densana000000
Total 0 00 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 0


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : na
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 : na
 (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): Yes
  Details of Protected Area and comments on the impact of Project on the ESZ : na
 (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):
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data

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.)
1Gangtok9540061051993.331321565.7731/03/2013746.420.00
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
East TerritorialTerritorialDFOYesOne21/03/2022
East WildlifeWildlifeDFONoNo Data
 TerritorialCFNoNo Data
 WildlifeCFNoNo 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
East TerritorialTerritorialDFO RecommendedDiversion of 8.3801 ha of forest land for laying of 132 KV D/C Dikchupool to Perbing TL under Comprehensive Scheme for strengthening of Transmission Distribution System in Govt of Sikkim is recommended for forest clearance under section 2 of the forest conservation Act, 1980.
East WildlifeWildlifeDFO Recommendedna
TerritorialCF RecommendedDiversion of 8.3801 ha of forest land for laying of 132KV DC Dikchupool to Perbing TL under CSSTDS in Sikkim is necessary for the development of industries, agriculture and reliable power supply to domestic consumers augmenting efforts to make the State self reliant to meet energy requirements/demands. Hence, the proposal is recommended for obtaining Forest Clearance under Section 2 of the FCA 1980Yes
WildlifeCF RecommendednaYes
Nodal Officer RecommendedDiversion of 8.3801 ha of forest land for laying of 132KV DC Dikchupool to Perbing TL under CSSTDS in Sikkim is necessary for the development of industries, agriculture and reliable power supply to domestic consumers augmenting efforts to make the State self reliant to meet energy requirements/demands. Hence, the proposal is recommended for obtaining Forest Clearance under Section 2 of the FCA 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
SikkimState SecretaryRecommended08/09/2022Recommendation of Secretary for the diversion of 8.3801 ha of forest land for laying of 132KV DC Dikchupool to Perbing TL under CSSTDS in Sikkim is necessary for the development of industries, agriculture and reliable power supply to domestic consumers augmenting efforts to make the State self reliant to meet energy requirements/demands. Hence, the proposal is recommended for obtaining Forest Clearance under Section 2 of the FCA 1980State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
KolkataRegional OfficeIRO/KOL/SK/TRANS/148885/202125/11/2022
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/SK/TRANS/148885/2021Approved In-PrincipleNo Data