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/RJ/TRANS/8925/2014   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : WELSPUN RENEWABLES ENERGY PVT.LTD   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Development, Operation and Maintenance of 132 KV Transmission Line for evacuation of 126 MW wind Energy from 132/33 KV Substation of Welspun to RVPNL 132/33 KV Pratapgarh GSS.   (iv). State : Rajasthan   (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) : 575.43   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 2.416   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 28.634   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 25
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : WELSPUN RENEWABLES ENERGY PVT LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : Welspun House, 7 th Floor, Kamla City, S. B. Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai - 400013   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Maharashtra   (v). District : Mumbai City   (vi). Pin : 400013   (vii). Landmark : S. B. Marg   (viii). Email address : binaya_panda@welspun.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 120-6757000   (x). Fax No. : 120-4128330   (xi). Mobile No. : 8744054252   (xii). Website (if any) : www.welspunenergy.com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: MUKESH   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Vidhyarthy   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Sr GM   (vi). Address 1: C-11, Sector - 65, Noida   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Uttar Pradesh   (ix). District: Gautam Buddha Nagar   (x). Tehsil: Gautam Buddha Nagar   (xi). Pin: 201307   (xii). Landmark: Sector - 65   (xiii). Email Address: binaya_panda@welspun.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 120-6757000   (xv). Fax No.: 01204128330   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9560999257   (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.Pratapgarh Territorial2.41628.634
Total2.41628.634
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Pratapgarh2.41628.634
Total2.41628.634
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Gopalpura-Sidhpur1.44917.01
2Gopalpura-Achalpur0.96611.624
Total 2.415 28.634
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1132 KV Double Circuit Transmission Line2.41628.634
Total 2.416 28.634
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Pratapgarh Territorial
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 2.416   (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).
1.2.416    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): 30   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 50
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? : Yes
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?: 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 BY USER AGENCY FOR FOREST PROPOSAL
2APPROVED DPR
3PROJECT REGISTRATION LETTER FROM RAJASTAN RENEWABLE ENERGY CORPORATION LTD
4POWER EVACUATION LETTER FROM RAJASTHAN RENEWABLE ENERGY CORPORATION LTD AND RAJASTHAN RAJYA VIDUT PRASARAN NIGAM LTD
5APPROVAL U/S 68 OF ELECTRICITY ACT 2003 FOR LAYING OVERHEAD TRANSMISSION LINE FROM MINISTRY OF POWER GOVT OF RAJASTHAN
6CERTIFIED REVENUE MAP BY PATWARI, JAMABANDI CHECK LIST, FOREST LAND, NON FOREST LAND AND TRANSMISSION LINE IN DIFFERENT COLOUR ON REVENUE MAP 1
7CERTIFIED REVENUE MAP BY PATWARI, JAMABANDI CHECK LIST, FOREST LAND, NON FOREST LAND AND TRANSMISSION LINE IN DIFFERENT COLOUR ON REVENUE MAP 2
8CERTIFIED REVENUE MAP BY PATWARI, JAMABANDI CHECK LIST, FOREST LAND, NON FOREST LAND AND TRANSMISSION LINE IN DIFFERENT COLOUR ON REVENUE MAP 3
9CERTIFIED REVENUE MAP BY PATWARI, JAMABANDI CHECK LIST, FOREST LAND, NON FOREST LAND AND TRANSMISSION LINE IN DIFFERENT COLOUR ON REVENUE MAP 4
10REPLY LETTER FROM WELSPUN AGAINST THE SHORTCOMINGS RAISED DATED 22 JAN 15
11BARCHART SHOWING FOREST AND NON FOREST LAND IN DIFFERENT COLOUR WITH LENGTH AND WIDTH OF FOREST LAND
12MAP SHOWING GOOGLE IMAGERY AND COORDINATES OF PROPOSED TRANSMISSION LINE ALIGNMENT
13MAP SHOWING WIND TURBINE LOCATION
14NOC FROM GRAM PANCHAYAT SIDHIPURA AND ACCHALPURA
15UNDERTAKING FOR "STOTFD NOC" FROM DISTRICT COLLECTOR PRATAPGARH
16FINANCIAL APPROVAL OF PRATAPGARH PROJECT (FINANCIAL CLOSURE)