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/BR/ROAD/136838/2021   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Four Lane with paved shoulder of Kishanganj-Bahadurganj section, design Chainage from Km. 0+000 to Km 22+700 under Bharatmala Pariyojna, (Lot-7/Bihar/Package-1) in Kishanganj , Bihar   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Total forest diversion is 6.214 Ha. From Km. 0+000 to Km. 22+700 - average forest strip diversion of 9-9 meter in LHS & RHS. Road side plantation at Crossed link road on bypass also notified as Protected Forest in Kishanganj District in the state of Bihar   (iv). State : Bihar   (v). Category of the Proposal : Road   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 57600   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 6.214   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 114.447   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 100
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : National Highways Authority of India   (ii). Address1 : The Project Director, House of Sri Sikandar Singh, Sahiban Hata, Near Mahananda Colony, Purnea, Bihar   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Bihar   (v). District : Purnia   (vi). Pin : 854301   (vii). Landmark : Janata chowk   (viii). Email address : araria@nhai.org   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 6454-244212   (x). Fax No. : 6454-   (xi). Mobile No. : 9162423600   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central Government
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Arbind   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Kumar   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Project Director, PIU, Purnea   (vi). Address 1: The Project Director, House of Sri Sikandar Singh, Sahiban Hata, Near Mahananda Colony, Purnea, Bihar.   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Bihar   (ix). District: Purnia   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 854301   (xii). Landmark: Janata Chowk   (xiii). Email Address: araria@nhai.org   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 6454-244212   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9909672237   (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
1ApprovedFP/BR/ROAD/29626/2017FP/BR/ROAD/29626/20176629 Jun 201804 Dec 2018
2ApprovedFP/BR/ROAD/26911/2017FR/BR/26911/2017/403033.50163.722402 Jan 201929 Jun 2020
3ApprovedFP/BR/ROAD/25893/2017FP/BR/ROAD/25893/2017/267715.615.0619 Jul 201823 Oct 2018
4InprincipleFP/BR/ROAD/1686/20085-BHC043/2008-BHU16.1116.1107 Mar 2008
Total 71.2116 40.8924
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.Araria6.214114.447
Total6.214114.447
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Araria6.214114.447
Total6.214114.447
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Khagra0.08713.31
2Belwa Milik0.0280.56
3SINGHARI03.551
4SINGHIA00.744
5BELWA02.086
6SULTANPUR00.58
7CHAKLA0.0743.315
8TOPAMARI00.536
9SIMALBARI03.239
10BHERIADANGI0.4485.56
11BALUBARI0.7470.892
12BASTAKOLHA2.1574.828
13BAGALBARI0.4510.26
14MOHARMARI1.2671.67
15MUJABARI0.5991.406
16KARHAIBARI01.932
17DERAMARI04.058
18BABHANGAON00.932
19MOHARMARI KHURD02.843
20BHAMPURA03.936
21DHAMPURA KHARI0.0992.392
22RANGAMANI00.402
23MAHIAARPUR012.112
24KANHAIYABARI0.0294.51
25SATBHITA05.429
26NETUAPARA05.49
27SAKAUR01.03
28GOPALPUR0.168.565
29SATAL ISTAMRAR0.06818.279
Total 6.214 114.447
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Road widening and Construction6.214114.447
Total 6.214 114.447
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Araria
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 6.214   (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).
1.6.214    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): 105   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 76650
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? : 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
1Undertaking to baer amount of NPV
2Muck disposal plan as per prescribed format
3Linear plan of project alignment
4Brief Summary of Project
5DGPS MAP
6Forest Area Coordinates on exiting alignment and at link roads
7Detailed Forest Area Calculation sheet
8Detailed Non- Forest Area Calculation sheet
9Forest Gazette Notification
10Detailed Tree Enumeration List with Abstract
11Part-1 in prescribed format
12Typical Cross-section with Widening scheme
13FRA Certificate issued by DM, Kishanganj
14Identified CA land DGPS Map ,CA Scheme and CA Suitability Certificate
15Tree Protection Plan as per State government guidlines