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/GJ/Others/17221/2015   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : CHOTILA - ANJAR PIPELINE PROJECT   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Diversion of 3.1650 Hect. of Reserved Forest / Protected Forest land (Road side strip land) for laying 36” dia Natural Gas Pipeline for transportation of Natural Gas from Chotila (Dist. Surendranagar) to Anjar (Dist. Kachchh)   (iv). State : Gujarat   (v). Category of the Proposal : Others   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 104347   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 3.165   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 590.61   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 50
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : GUJARAT STATE PETRONET LTD   (ii). Address1 : GSPL Bhavan, E-18, GIDC Electronics Estate, Nr. K-7 Circle, Sector-26, Gandhinagar   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Gujarat   (v). District : Gandhinagar   (vi). Pin : 382024   (vii). Landmark : GSPL Bhavan   (viii). Email address : suhane@gspc.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 79-23268500   (x). Fax No. : 79-23268506   (xi). Mobile No. : 9825244534   (xii). Website (if any) : www.gspcgroup.com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : State PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Avinash   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Singh   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: AGM   (vi). Address 1: GSPL Bhavan, E-18, GIDC Electronics Estate, Nr. K-7 Circle, Sector-26, Gandhinagar   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Gujarat   (ix). District: Gandhinagar   (x). Tehsil: Gandhinagar   (xi). Pin: 382028   (xii). Landmark: GSPL Bhavan   (xiii). Email Address: suhane@gspc.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 79-23268500   (xv). Fax No.: 07923268506   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9825244534   (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.Surendranagar SF0.0681.04
2.Surendranagar2.3250
3.Rajkot SF0.08117.97
4.Kutch SF0.06391.58
5.Kutch-East0.640
Total3.165590.59
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Surendranagar2.38581.04
1.Morbi0.08117.97
3.kutch0.7391.58
Total3.165590.59
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.)
1National Highway No.47 (NH 8A) (Chotila - Ahme0.020
2Sitagadh Forest1.330
3Western BG Railway Line (Mahesana-Rajkot-Okha0.020
4State Highway-119 (Halvad - Than)0.020
5State Highway -318 (Wankaner - Halvad)0.020
6State Highway -22 (Halvad - Morbi)0.020
7State Highway -32 (Morbi - Jetpur)0.020
8National Highway No.27 (Morbi - Maliya - Samak0.020
9National Highway No.41 (Samakhiali to Gandhid0.020
10State Highway 42 (Bhachau to Chandrani)0.020
11State Highway (Satpar to Lakhapar)0.020
12Sapar Forest0.850
13Dharadungari Forest0.0970
14Gugliana Reserve Forest0.0480
15Sikarpur Reserved Forest0.640
Total 3.165 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Kutch SF
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.06   (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).
1.0.06    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. : Kutch-East
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.64   (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).
1.0.64    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 3. : Surendranagar SF
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.06   (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).
1.0.06    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 4. : Surendranagar
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 2.325   (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).
1.2.325    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 5. : Rajkot SF
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.08   (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).
1.0.08    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 ?: No
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 ? : Yes   (a). Status of the Environmental Clearance to the Project: EC under process   (ii). Environmental Clearance File No.: J-11011/144/2016-IA II (I)
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 : Approval under cons   (ii). Status of approval of the Standing Committee of National Board for the Wildlife(NBWL) to the Project : Application under process   (a). Date of submission of proposals : 21 Jan 2016   (b). Current status : NIL
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?: Yes   (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 ?: No   (iii). No. of districts involved for raising Compensatory Afforestation: 1   (iv). No. of patches: One
District 1. : Amreli
  (a). Village: Dadhiyali   (b). Area(in ha.): 20.462   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: 53/1P2 & 53/1P3   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
  (v). Scanned copy of the map of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation prepared by using GPS ot Total Station:   (vi). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet in 1:50,000 scale indicating location of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
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2Collector NOC under FRA 2006 for Kachchh
3Reply letter of Surendranagar forest division, letter No. 2682-83 dtd 08.08.2016
4Reply letter of Surendranagar Forest Division against letter on dt. 04.01.2017 and Hard copy of proposal will be delivered within 2 or 3 days.
5Hard copy of proposal has been sending for submission.
6Hard copy of proposal has been submitted to your good office on dt. 13.12.2016.
7Reply letter of Surendranagar Forest Division his letter no. JMN/T-12/5937-38 dt. 04.01.2017.
8Letter uploaded for your reference as query related with additional info. sought by DFO.
9Reply letter of DCF Suredranagar Forest Division, Surendranagar against his letter dtd.10.10.2016
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11Hard copy of proposal has been submitted to DCF,(T) Surendranagar on dt. 21.02.2017.
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13Intimation letter to concern DFO