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/HP/HYD/19905/2016   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Luhri HEP Stage-I   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Luhri HEP Stage-I located in Northern Power region is conceived as a run of the river development to tap the Hydropower Potential of River Satluj with Dam & Toe Power House at village Nirath being about 20 Kms downstream of Rampur. The scheme would utilize a gross head of 38.67 m with an installed c   (iv). State : Himachal Pradesh   (v). Category of the Proposal : Hydel   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 220834   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 98.1004   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 50.9712   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 50
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : SJVN LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : Sunni Dam Hydro Electric Project, SJVN Ltd., Bithal, Shimla   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Himachal Pradesh   (v). District : Shimla   (vi). Pin : 172030   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : hoplhep@yahoo.co.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 1782-222615   (x). Fax No. : 1782-222616   (xi). Mobile No. : 9418075082   (xii). Website (if any) : www.sjvn.nic.in   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: R   (ii). Middle Name: L   (iii). Last Name: Negi   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Head of Project   (vi). Address 1: Sunni Dam Hydro Electric Project, SJVN Ltd., Bithal, Shimla   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Himachal Pradesh   (ix). District: Shimla   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 172030   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: envqcsafetylhep@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 1782-221807   (xv). Fax No.: 1782222277   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8988165955   (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.Rampur53.966914.0464
2.Kotgarh0.90389.0892
3.Ani at Luhri43.229727.8356
Total98.100450.9712
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Shimla54.870723.1356
1.Kullu43.229727.8356
Total98.100450.9712
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Bhadrash18.63734.6396
2Nirath34.51658.982
3Narola0.81310.4248
4Reewali0.47067.4322
5Charontha0.07790.3485
6Naola0.35531.3085
7Gadej12.82329.7358
8Nither27.936718.0998
9Underground/ Notional area at Nither2.4697999990
Total 98.100399999 50.9712
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Reservoir including river area63.528736.702
2Dam complex and Power house13.86822.2765
3Quary sites5.98072.359
4Dumping sites0.90389.2276
5Road, Bridges and Job facilities (including office11.34920.4061
6Underground Notional area2.469799990
Total 98.10039999 50.9712
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Kotgarh
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.9038   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Three
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.0.4706    View File
2.0.0779    View File
3.0.3553    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. : Rampur
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 53.9669   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Three
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.0.8131    View File
2.34.5165    View File
3.18.6373    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. : Ani at Luhri
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 43.2297   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Four
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.2.2822    View File
2.3.6985    View File
3.25.6545    View File
4.9.1247    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:
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 200   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 4140000
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: Yes   (a). Total Number of families : 10   (b). Number of Scheduled Caste families : 4   (c). Number of Schedule Tribes families : NIL   (d). Number of other families : 6   (ii). Copy of Rehabilitation and Resettlement Plan:   (a). Copy of approval to Ministry of Tribal Affairs,Government of India to Rehabilitation and Resettlement:
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 under process   (ii). Environmental Clearance File No.: J-12011/18/2015-IA-I, Dated 21.12.2015
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
M. Hydel/Irrigation/Multipurpose Project
  (i). Installed power generation capacity of the Project(in MW): 210   (ii). Total command area of the Project(in ha.): 149.0716   (a). Copy of the approval of competent authority to the Catchment Area Treatment Plan (CAT Plan):   (b). Copy of the approved CAT plan:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Forwarding letter of SJVN in response of HP Forest Department Letter dated 14.06.2016
2Certificates of DC Shimla & DC Kullu regarding no alternative suitable non forest land is available for CA
3Certificates of DC Shimla & DC Kullu regarding no alternative suitable non forest land is available for the project in question
4Undertaking to pay the amount of NPV
5Undertaking to pay the cost for raising Compensatory Afforestation
6Undertaking to pay the additional amount of NPV, if determined by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India
7NOCs from IPH/HPPWD/Fisheries/Gram Panchayat/WL/Language & Culture Department
8Salient features of Luhri HEP Stage-I
9Status of TEC/TEA
10Copy of allotment/consent letter of GOHP
11EDS enclosed
12Reply in response of DFO Kotgarh letter dated 06 February 2018
13Reply in response of DFO Rampur letter dated 23 January 2018, EDS on 20 Feb 2018
14EDS enclosed