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/KL/Others/36775/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : THRISSUR ZOOLOGICAL PARK-Wildlife Conservation and Research Centre   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : The Central Zoo Authority, had called upon the State Government to shift the existing Thrissur Zoo to an alternate site outside to enable display of animals in spacious and naturalistic setting. As a result, it is proposed to establish Thrissur Zoological Park in the forest area of Thrissur division   (iv). State : Kerala   (v). Category of the Proposal : Others   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 36000   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 136.85   (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): 200
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : KERALA FOREST DEPARTMENT   (ii). Address1 : Forest Headquarters, Vazhuthacaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Kerala   (v). District : Thiruvananthapuram   (vi). Pin : 695014   (vii). Landmark : Near Police headquarters   (viii). Email address : pccf.for@kerala.gov.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 471-2339593   (x). Fax No. : 471-2338808   (xi). Mobile No. : 9447979002   (xii). Website (if any) : forest.kerala.gov.in   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : State Government
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Deepa   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: K   (iv). Gender: Female   (v). Designation: DCF   (vi). Address 1: Thrissur Zioological Prk Project, Puthur P.O, Kurisumoola, Thrissur   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Kerala   (ix). District: Thrissur   (x). Tehsil: Thrissur   (xi). Pin: 680014   (xii). Landmark: Near Kurisumoola Bus Stop   (xiii). Email Address: thrissurzoologicalpark@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 487-2361268   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9447979130   (i). Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency: No Data
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.Thrissur136.850
Total136.850
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Thrissur136.850
Total136.850
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Kainoor71.5670
2Puthur65.29530
Total 136.8623 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Arrival and Parking Zone2.6080
2Orientation Centre0.2320550
3Biodiversity Centre0.32310
4Mugger Crocodile and Gharial0.182860
5Great Aviary0.53110
6Nilgiri Langur0.19310
7Deer Exhibit 10.20280
8Deer Exhibit 20.20620
9Deer EXhibit 30.30120
10Lion Tailed Macaque0.20660
11Leopard Exhibit0.20570
12Tiger Exhibit0.20690
13Asiatic Lion Exhibit0.21290
14Indian Gaur Exhibit0.30230
15Giraffe, Zebra, Eland and Ostrich Exhibit0.6753470
16Hippopotamus Exhibit0.23170
17Himalayan Black Bear0.1750
18Sloth Bear EXhibit0.3214230
19Nilgiri Thar0.4720590
20Nilgiri Tahr 20.2919060
21Raptor Aviary EXhibit0.14990
22Grassland Birds Exhibit0.08540
23Jackal Exhibit0.175680
24Dhole Exhibit0.1587550
25Hyena Exhibit0.1786230
26Tram and Service Roads1.97750
27Visitor Path2.30
28Service Roads0.780
29Compound Wall0.31920
30Tram Stations0.046740
31Comfort Stations0.0985210
32Water Tanks and Treatments0.1120
33Sewage Treatments and Sewerage Lines0.15680
34Underground Plumbing Lines0.1120
35Rainwater Drains and Ponds2.25580
36Administrative Block0.120
37Zoo Hospital0.120
38Inpatient- Ward0.06750
39Isolation and Quarantine Exhibit0.06750
40Autopsy Room0.0480
41Prey Animal Breeding and Holding Pen0.0480
42Dormitory0.010
43Fodder Storage0.010
44Kitchen Herbivores0.020
45Kitchen Carnivores0.0120
46Staff Quarters0.120
47Electrical Substation0.090
48Directors Quarters0.120
49Staff Quarters (proposed)0.120
Total 17.962169 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Thrissur
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 136.85   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : One
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.
1.136.85No Data
  (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): 39   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 134
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?: 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: Five
District 1. : Thrissur
  (a). Village: Mayannur   (b). Area(in ha.): 8   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Degraded Forest land   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 2. : Thrissur
  (a). Village: Mayannur   (b). Area(in ha.): 5   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Degraded Forest land   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 3. : Thrissur
  (a). Village: Wadakkanchery   (b). Area(in ha.): 10   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Degraded Forest land   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 4. : Thrissur
  (a). Village: Nelluvai   (b). Area(in ha.): 28   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Degraded Forest lands   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 5. : Thrissur
  (a). Village: Varavoor   (b). Area(in ha.): 9   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Degraded Forest lands   (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
1G.O Sanctioning the Zoo Shifting
2Approval of Master Lay out by CZA
3Approval of Master Plan by CZA
4Communication from MoEF on FC clearance
5Clarification from CZA on FC clearance
6Extracts from working plan on the Project
7certificate of Environmental Clearance
8Communication from MoEF on requirement of Forest Clearance
9Master Plan of the Project
10undertaking on alternative land for CA
11undertaking to bear the cost of CA
12undertaking on minimum forest area and its suitability
13undertaking to bear the payment towards NPV
14undertaking on the site devoid of scheduled tribals and forest dwellers
15undertaking to defray the cost towards clearance of vegetation
16undertaking on felling trees
17undertaking on heritage and archeological relevance of the site
18PROJECT DETAILS ON THE PROPOSED PARK