PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-02/2015
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : Tiruvallur  (iii) Forest Division : Tiruvallur  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 22.11  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Drinking Water
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Tiruvallur14.405Reserved Forest
2Tiruvallur7.705Unclassed Forests
Total 22.11
Division 1. : Tiruvallur
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Thiruvallur22.11
Total22.11
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
122.110.3Eco 4
Total. 22.11


(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.
1Syzigium CuminiNJAVAL0982000
2Azadirachta IndicaVEMBU050000
3Hardwickia BinnataACHA02704000
4EucalyptusTHAILAM057532000
5Acacia leucophloeaVELVEL0470000
Total 0 99538 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 1033


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The proposed area is less prone to soil erosion
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : .2
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 : Wild boar, Indian hare,Little egret
 (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
1TiruvallurMambakkam22.88103/15,104/1,105
2TiruvallurKakkalur14.4285/1,85/2,85/3
3TiruvallurNedugal9.311/1B
(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
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.)
1Tiruvallur3422001978523.94721.6528/01/201521.6513.9
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
TiruvallurChennaiDFOYesThree08/01/2015,13/01/2015,20/01/2015
(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
TiruvallurChennaiDFO Recommended The diversion of of 22.11 hectare (54.61 Acre) of forest land in senjiagaram RF( Red hills range), Palavakkam RF(Gummidipoondi range), and Tamaraikuppam (Red hills range) in Tiruvallur division , Tiruvallur district for Kannankottai - Thervaikandigai reservoir project is recommended since the proposed Kannankottai-Thervaikandigai reservoir project is location specific and it will augement the drinking water supply to Chennai city and its suburbs and it will directly benefit people.
ChennaiCF RecommendedThe area proposed for diversion is situated in Thamaraikuppam RF (7.71 ha),Senjiagaram RF (7.18 ha) and Palavakkam RF(7.22 ha) of Tiruvallur Division. A total No.of 1033 trees will have to be felled for this project. Project will be providing Drinking water supply to Chennai city and stream will also be useful for local Wildlife.Hence diversion of proposed land is recommended. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThis is a proposed drinking water project to supply water to Chennai. 1033 trees raised under various schemes are required to felled, as reported by the DFO. No naturally grown/ spontaneous grown tree is available in this area which are to be felled. The User Agency have found land for compensation. No wildlife is going to be affected by the project, as reported by the District Forest Officer. All other conditions / formalities are met by the User Agency.
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
Tamil NaduState SecretaryRecommended21/04/2015Recommended, The Concurrence of the GOI, MOEF,New State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiRegional Office4-TNC003/2015-CHN22/05/2015
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/TN/WATER/8392/2014WATER839220142344527400008 Jun 2015SBINR52015061816464932Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/WATER/8392/2014Approved In-PrincipleNo Data