FORM - A
Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
PART - I
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/AS/TRANS/40419/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : CONSTRUCTION OF 400 KV D/C HVAC TRANSMISSION LINE (LINE-II) FROM NHPC'S 2000 MW LOWER SUBANSIRI HYDRO ELECTRIC PROJECT AT GERUKAMUKH TO BISWANATH CHARIALI IN ASSAM   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : FOR EVACUATION OF POWER FROM NHPC 2000 MW LOWER SUBANSIRI HYDRO ELECTRIC PROJECT, CONSTRUCTION OF A 400 KV D/C HVAC TRANSMISSION LINE-II HAS BEEN ENVISAGED BY GOVT. OF INDIA AND POWERGRID HAS BEEN ENTRUSTED FOR EXECUTION OF THE PROJECT. A SMALL PORTION OF THE PROPOSED LINE IS PASSING THROUGH THE SUB   (iv). State : Assam   (v). Category of the Proposal : Transmission Line   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 1000000   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 34.32   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 819.49   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 75
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : POWERGRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : 800KV HVDC CONVERTER STATION, BAGHMARI , BISWANATH CHARIALI   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Assam   (v). District : Biswanath   (vi). Pin : 784176   (vii). Landmark : NEAR BAGHMARI TEA ESTATE   (viii). Email address : nerts_bnc@powergrid.co.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 3715-295710   (x). Fax No. : 3715-   (xi). Mobile No. : 9435711176   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: DULAL   (ii). Middle Name: CHANDRA   (iii). Last Name: BHARALI   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: DGM   (vi). Address 1: 800KV HVDC CONVERTER STATION, POWERGRID , BISWANATH CHARIALI, ASSAM - 784176   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Assam   (ix). District: Sonitpur   (x). Tehsil: Biswanath   (xi). Pin: 784176   (xii). Landmark: NEAR BAGHMARI TEA ESTATE   (xiii). Email Address: dcbharali@yahoo.co.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 3715-295710   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9435711176   (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
Proposal Submitted in Past
S.no Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
1Approved3-AS-B-033/2011-SHI3-AS-B-033/2011-SHI4.9684.96812 Sep 201221 Nov 2012
2Approved3-AS-C-072/2012-SHi3-AS-C072 /2012-SHI22.48422.48414 Dec 201225 Mar 2013
3Approved3-AS-C-067/2012-SHI3-AS-C-067/2012-SHi32.025332.025314 Dec 201215 Mar 2013
4Approved3-AS-B-068/2012-SHI3-AS-B-068/2012-SHI1.821.8218 Sep 201216 Jan 2013
5Approved8-47/2009-FC8-47/2009-FC98.2598.2506 Jan 201024 Jan 2013
6Approved8-33/209-FC8-33/209-FC58.5558.5517 Nov 200926 Oct 2012
7Approved3-AS-C-006/2012-SHI3-AS-C-006/2012-SHI8.888.8815 Mar 201313 Aug 2013
8Approved3-AS-B-124/2011-SHI3-AS-B-124/2011-SHI1.611.6103 Apr 201323 Jan 2014
9Approved3-AS-B-051/2011 -SHI3-AS-B-051/2011-SHI1.381.3808 Feb 201324 Sep 2013
10Approved3-AS-B-070 / 2012- SHI3-AS-B-070/2012-SHI22.7722.7717 Jan 201325 Mar 2013
11Approved3-AS-C-019/2012-SHI3-AS-C-019/2012- SHI13.813.815 Jan 201308 Apr 2013
Total 266.5373 266.5373
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved
S.no Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Dhemaji34.32819.49
Total34.32819.49
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Dhemaji34.3269.82
1.Lakhimpur0450.38
3.Biswanath0299.29
Total34.32819.49
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
NIL
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1ROW FOR TRANSMISSION LINE34.32819.49
Total 34.32 819.49
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Dhemaji
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 34.32   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : One
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).
1.34.32    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: Yes   (a). Copy of map indicating location of alternative examined:
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 50   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 36000
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?: Yes   (a). Copy of Cost-Benefit analysis:
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? : Yes   (a). Copy of documentry evidence in support of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted:
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
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1TOWER DETAILS IN FOREST AREA (SUBANSIRI R.F)
2PROPOSED ROUTE OF 400 KV D/C LOWER SUBANSIRI-BISWANATH CHARIALI LINE -II
33D DIAGRAMMATIC SKETCH OF TOWERS IN FOREST AREA
4BASIC COMPONENTS OF A TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT
5GOVT OF INDIA APPROVAL OF THE PROJECT
63D DIAGRAM OF TOWER IN FOREST AREA
7DISTANCE FROM PROTECTED AREA
8UNDERTAKING FOR PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL NPV
9STATEMENT OF FOREST LAND PROPOSED FOR DIVERSION
10COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF 3 ALTERNATIVE ROUTES STUDIED
11Cost Benefit Analysis
12UNDERTAKING FOR PAYMENT OF CA AND NPV
13APPLICATION TO NODAL OFFICER, FCA,ASSAM
14UNDERTAKING FOR MINIMUM USE OF FOREST LAND
15UNDERTAKING FOR SURVEY DONE BY TOTAL STATION
16GOOGLE MAP OF THE PROPOSED TRANSMISSION LINE
17UNDERTAKING FOR PAYMENT OF DWARF SPP SCHEME
18UNDERTAKING FOR FRA 2006 certificate