Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/AP/OFC/37288/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Execution of National Optical Fiber Network project in Narsipatnam Forest Division, Vishakapatnam Dist   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : For laying of Optical Fiber Cable along the Road within the existing Right of Way passing through forest area under Narsipatnam division connecting various Gram Panchayats in Vishakhapatnam District to enable Broadband internet connectivity in the State of Andhra Pradesh as per directive of the Gove   (iv). State : Andhra Pradesh   (v). Category of the Proposal : Optical Fibre Cable   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 8546   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 2.9   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 0   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): NIL
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : BHARAT BOARDBAND NETWORK LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : 2nd floor, BSNL, Telephone Exchange, MMTC Colony   (iii). Address2 : HB Colony(Post), Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam   (iv). State : Andhra Pradesh   (v). District : Visakhapatnam   (vi). Pin : 530022   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address :   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 891-2717167   (x). Fax No. : 891-   (xi). Mobile No. : 8331956341   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: palivela   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Raju   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: generalmanager   (vi). Address 1: 2nd floor, BSNL Telephone Exchange, MMTC Colony   (vii). Address 2: HB Colony, Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam   (viii). State: Andhra Pradesh   (ix). District: Visakhapatnam   (x). Tehsil: Gajuwaka   (xi). Pin: 530022   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address:   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 891-2717166   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8331956341   (xvii). Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency:
B. Details of land required for the Project
B-1. Details of proposal seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land for the Project already submitted in the past
List of proposal submitted in Past Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Vemulpudi GP-Kasimi GP0.30
2Thandava JN-Gandhinagaram GP0.260
3Gummadigonda GP- Sarugudu0.080
4Chintaplli GP to Kommangi GP0.260
5Chintaplli GP to Kommangi GP set50.30
6Chintaplli GP to Kommangi GP set60.10
8G Madugulu to Vanjari0.580
10Kovapalli to Pedalovasingi0.080
11Pedalovasingi to G Madugula0.120
Total 2.9 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
Total 2.9 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Narasipatnam
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 2.9   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : Eleven
Segment wise details
Segments Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of Segments
(To view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer).
1.0.3    View File
2.0.26    View File
3.0.08    View File
4.0.26    View File
5.0.3    View File
6.0.1    View File
7.0.19    View File
8.0.56    View File
9.0.63    View File
  (iii). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed to be diverted:   (iv). Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed to be diverted prepared by using GPS or Total Station:
D. Justification for locating the Project in forest land and details of alternatives examined:
  (i). Copy of note containing justification for locating the Project in forest land:   (ii). Whether a copy of map indicating location of alternative examine is required to be provided: No   (a). Reason for not providing such map: Not applicable
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 10   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 10
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: No
G. Details of Cost-Benefit analysis for the Project
  (i). Whether the Project requires Cost-Benefit analysis?: No
H. Status of Environmental Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project requires Clearance under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 ? : No
I. Status of Wildelife Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in any Protected Area or their Eco sensitive zone? : No
J. Applicability of special provisions governing Scheduled Areas
  (i).Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in a Scheduled Area? : No
K. Status of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted
  (i). Whether the process for settlement of Rights under the Forest Rights Acts 2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted has been completed? : No
L. Details of land identified for Compensatory Afforestation
  (i). Whether non-forest or Revenue forest land is required to be provided by User Agency?: Not Applicable   (ii). Whether the area of non-forest land or Revenue forest land required to be provided by User Agency for raising Compensatory Afforestation is less than area of forest land proposed to be diverted ?: Not Applicable   (iii) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: Not Applicable
Additional information Details
S.No Documents
1Form-I Application
2Agreement with Govt of India
3Undertaking certificates
4RoFR undertaking certificate
5Authorization letter
6Project Details
8Authenticated DGPS Maps
9PCCF AP Guntur letter for supply of DGPS maps
10SOI Topomaps