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/TRANS/34761/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : 400 kV D/C AGEL KHAVDA – BHUJ PGCIL SS Transmission Line with M/C Tower   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : AGEL Khavda to Bhuj transmission line is proposed to evacuate power from AGEL renewable projects to PGCIL Substation at Bhuj to strengthen national grid.   (iv). State : Gujarat   (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) : 20600   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 149.922   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 231.119   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 50
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : ADANI GREEN ENERGY LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : Adani House, Mitakalli Six Road, Navrangpur, Ahmedabad   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Gujarat   (v). District : Ahmedabad   (vi). Pin : 380009   (vii). Landmark : Mayor Bungalow   (viii). Email address : devprakash.josi@adani.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 79-25555555   (x). Fax No. : 79-26565500   (xi). Mobile No. : 9909940791   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Dev   (ii). Middle Name: Prakash   (iii). Last Name: Joshi   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: President   (vi). Address 1: 5B, sambhav House, Judges Bungalow Road, Bodakdev   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Gujarat   (ix). District: Ahmedabad   (x). Tehsil: Ahmedabad City   (xi). Pin: 380015   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: devprakash.joshi@adani.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 79-25558778   (xv). Fax No.: 07926565500   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9909940791   (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.Banni Grassland Division Bhuj149.922231.119
Total149.922231.119
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.kutch149.922231.119
Total149.922231.119
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Layvara30.9510
2Bhirandiyara88.3620
3Kutch Dry Rann30.6090
4Other Villages in Kutch Dist.0231.119
Total 149.922 231.119
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1400 KV D/C Transmission Line149.922231.1178
Total 149.922 231.1178
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Banni Grassland Division Bhuj
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 149.922   (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).
1.149.922    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): 20   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 54750
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? : 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?: No   (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) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: For laying of transmission lines
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Undertaking/ Certificate for Archaeological Importance
2Undertaking/ Certificate for Compensatory Afforestration
3Undertaking/ Certificate for Cost of Felling Trees
4Undertaking/ Certificate for Employment Generation
5Undertaking/ Certificate for Felling of Trees
6Undertaking/ Certificate for Minimum Demand of Forest Land
7Undertaking/ Certificate for Minimum Trees Fell
8Undertaking/ Certificate for No Violation of FCA
9Undertaking/ Certificate for Not Passing Through Wild Life Sanctuaries and eco sensitive zones
10Undertaking/ Certificate for Net Present Value
11Replies to EDS raised by Nodal Officer
12Undertaking /Certificate for Status of settlement of rights under the forest rights act, 2006
13Undertaking/ Certificate for Outside SC ST areas