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/GA/RAIL/22041/2016   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Castlerock - Kulem Railway Doubling   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Railway network plays an important role in the economic development of the region. Railways are considered to be the most effective mode of transport of bulk commodities like Iron Ore, Coal, Fertilizers, Timber, Food grains etc. Over the years, Railway network has played a vital link between Ports/H   (iv). State : Goa   (v). Category of the Proposal : Railway   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 9000   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 120.875   (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): 99.9
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY   (ii). Address1 : RAIL VIKAS NIGAM LIMITED   (iii). Address2 : OPP RAILWAY HIGH SCHOOL (EM), GADAG ROAD, HUBLI   (iv). State : Karnataka   (v). District : Dharwad   (vi). Pin : 580020   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : gmprojectsrvnl@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 836-2282025   (x). Fax No. : 836-2282025   (xi). Mobile No. : 9902855220   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Dy Chief Engineer   (ii). Middle Name: Construction   (iii). Last Name: South Western Railway   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Dy Cheif Engineer/CN   (vi). Address 1: South Western Railway   (vii). Address 2: Office of the Chief Engineer (Construction), Club Road, Keshwapur   (viii). State: Karnataka   (ix). District: Dharwad   (x). Tehsil: Hubli   (xi). Pin: 580020   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: gmprojectsrvnl@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 836-2282025   (xv). Fax No.: 08362282025   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9902855220   (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
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
NIL
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.Wildlife - North113.8570
2.North7.0180
Total120.8750
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.South Goa120.8750
Total120.8750
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1CARANZOL33.9530
2KULEM22.7110
3SONAULI64.2110
Total 120.875 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Total area required for Railway line only120.8750
Total 120.875 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : North
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 7.018   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : Three
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).
1.0.48    View File
2.1.938    View File
3.4.6    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:
Division 2. : Wildlife - North
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 113.857   (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).
1.113.857    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): 81   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 146000
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 ? : Yes   (a). Status of the Environmental Clearance to the Project: EC application yet to be submitted
I. Status of Wildelife Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in any Protected Area or their Eco sensitive zone? : Yes   (a). Whether Project or a part thereof is located within a Protected Area ? : Yes   (b). Status of approval of the Supreme Court : Application yet to b   (ii). Status of approval of the Standing Committee of National Board for the Wildlife(NBWL) to the Project : Application yet to be submitted
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
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1location for underpasses
2Tree enumeration report part-I
3Tree enumeration report part-II
4Tree enumeration report part-III
5Tree enumeration report part-IV
6Min use of forest land
7Survey no wise details
8Payment of NPV
9Non voilation of forest act
10Certificate for no effect on monument
11Certificate for non forest area involved
12Undertaking for Compensatory afforestation
13Undertaking for payment of Compensatory Afforestation
14Form I&XIV for all survey no.
15Brief Note for project
16Fortm I&XIV for all concerned survey no
17Document for Order of work
18Village map of goa
19REPLY TOWARDS MINISTRY'S LETTER DATED 16/08/2019
20Abstract of Species wise and girth wise classification of tree
21Reply for letter no. 6-853-2020-21 FD/1158 dt 07.07.2020