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/OR/TRANS/39618/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : For construction of a 132 KV 2 phase Transmission line from exiting 220/132/33 KV Grid sub-station at Therubali to proposed 132/25 KV switch yard of RTSS Bhalumaska of Odisha Power Transmission Corpor   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), a Govt. of Odisha undertaking is mainly installed for construction and to facilitate effective transfer of power within & across the districts of the state. The mission is to build a state grid as well as to support the National grids. The propo   (iv). State : Orissa   (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) : 213592689   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 14.661   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 65.184   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 99
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : ODISHA POWER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : EHT CONSTRUCTION DIVISION, RAYAGADA.   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Orissa   (v). District : Rayagada   (vi). Pin : 765002   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : ehtc.div.rgd@optcl.co.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 663-2540032   (x). Fax No. : 663-   (xi). Mobile No. : 9438907631   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : State Government
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Nihar   (ii). Middle Name: Ranjan   (iii). Last Name: Ray   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: DGM   (vi). Address 1: EHT CONSTRUCTION DIVISION, RAYAGADA.   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Orissa   (ix). District: Rayagada   (x). Tehsil: Rayagada   (xi). Pin: 765002   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: ehtc.div.rgd@optcl.co.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 663-2540032   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9438907159   (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.Rayagada14.66165.184
Total14.66165.184
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Rayagada14.66165.184
Total14.66165.184
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Elangalpadu00.895
2Gujulpadu1.1270.14
3Burujugura0.4991.551
4Deopur02.758
5Santabadigaon02.248
6Dumuriguda00.867
7Khedapada02.635
8Gauragura1.0381.135
9Palipinda1.3210.026
10Balikhamar01.942
11Sankulipadar00.554
12Paikpara/ Mukundapur Sasan03.963
13Pujharigura1.010.154
14Embaliguda0.4534.424
15Ambaguda01.505
16Gariaseskhal02.208
17Lachhimpur02.227
18Bheja08.961
19Belkana2.4533.994
20Kirkalpadu2.4030.313
21Damnima01.749
22Jamugura0.6551.219
23Janibidhi01.002
24Baladia0.6722.959
25Kanipai00.261
26Kotlanga1.571.69
27Sikapai0.0621.444
28Bishipaska0.0872.879
29Bhalumaska1.0680.819
30Rivalkana Reserve Forest0.2430
31Birida04.194
32Lilibadi04.468
Total 14.661 65.184
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Transmission Line14.66165.184
Total 14.661 65.184
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Rayagada
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 14.661   (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).
1.14.661    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): 100   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 1500
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? : 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
1submission letter of diversion proposal
2Form-A Signed Copy.
3Degraded forest land is required for CA