Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/KL/OFC/44717/2020   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : 1. OFC laying and MH installation in Kottakamboor Kanan Devan Hill stretches   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has laready got permission from Idukki PWD to lay Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) and install Manholes between Mattupatty Dam and Koviloor. NOC is required from Wild life Department to carry out this work in Kottakamboor-Kanan Devan Hill stretches.   (iv). State : Kerala   (v). Category of the Proposal : Optical Fibre Cable   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 5   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 0.1463   (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): 1.5
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : RELIANCE JIO INFOCOMM LIMITED RJIL   (ii). Address1 : Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited,Pukalakkattu Kariyattu Tower,Mamangalam,Palarivattam P.O,Cochin,Kerala   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Kerala   (v). District : Ernakulam   (vi). Pin : 682025   (vii). Landmark : Near Mamangalam Church   (viii). Email address :   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 484-4221322   (x). Fax No. : 484-   (xi). Mobile No. : 8129707479   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: AJESH   (ii). Middle Name: N   (iii). Last Name: RAJAN   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: MANAGER   (vi). Address 1: Ajesh N Rajan,Manager,Reliance Jio Infocomm,Pukalakkattu Kariyattu Tower,Mamangalam,Palarivattam.P.O,Cochin,Kerala   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Kerala   (ix). District: Ernakulam   (x). Tehsil: Kochi   (xi). Pin: 682025   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address:   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 484-4221322   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8129707479   (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 Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Eravikulam National Park0.14630
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
Total 0.1463 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
Total 0.14592 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Eravikulam National Park
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.1463   (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).
1.0.1463    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: No   (a). Reason for not providing such map: SBWL nods consent to the project as mentioned in F
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 ? : 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? : Yes   (a). Whether Project or a part thereof is located within a Protected Area ? : No   (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 : 05 Jun 2019   (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? : 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
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