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/TR/MIN/145542/2021   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Proposal for diversion of 5.24 Ha of forest land for construction of oil & gas well drilling including approach road at location TULA of Mouja Kalashi in favour of Oil India Limited under South Tripura District.   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Forest diversion proposal for oil & gas well drilling by Oil India Limited at location TULA located in Baramura-Deotamura reserve forest in AA/ONDSF/TULAMARA/2018 PML Block in South Tripura District.   (iv). State : Tripura   (v). Category of the Proposal : Mining   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 2500   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 5.24   (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): 20
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : OIL INDIA LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : OIL INDIA LIMITED DULIAJAN District : Dibrugarh   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Assam   (v). District : Dibrugarh   (vi). Pin : 786602   (vii). Landmark : Adjacent to Police Station   (viii). Email address : safety@oilindia.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 374-2800542   (x). Fax No. : 374-2801796   (xi). Mobile No. : 9435039020   (xii). Website (if any) : www.oilindia..com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Ajit   (ii). Middle Name: Chandra   (iii). Last Name: Haloi   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: CGM(HSE)   (vi). Address 1: Safety & Environment Department , Oil India Limited, Duliajan   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Assam   (ix). District: Dibrugarh   (x). Tehsil: NIL   (xi). Pin: 786602   (xii). Landmark: Near Union Office   (xiii). Email Address: safety@oilindia.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 374-2800542   (xv). Fax No.: 03742801796   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9435185558   (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.South District Forest5.240
Total5.240
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.South Tripura5.240
Total5.240
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Baramura-Deotamura RF Mouza5.240
Total 5.24 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Approach Road1.780
2Plinth3.350
3Flare0.060
4Boiler0.050
Total 5.24 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : South District Forest
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 5.24   (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.
1.1.78    View File
2.3.35    View File
3.0.06    View File
4.0.05    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): 10   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 60
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 ? : Yes   (a). Status of the Environmental Clearance to the Project: EC under process   (ii). Environmental Clearance File No.: IA-J-11011/202/2021-IA-II(I)
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. Mining Details
M-1. Details of Mineral Concessions
  (i). Whether the forest land is aquired under Coal Bearing Areas Act: No   (a). Reference number of Letter of Intent for grant of mining lease.(approval letter of the State Mines and Geology Department): F.No.1-2(74)/GEO/DI/2019/18547-48   (b). Date of issue of the Letter of Intent(LOI) for grant of mining lease: 14 Nov 2019   (c). Copy the Letter of Intent(LOI):   (d). Total area of the mining lease(in ha.): 4723   (e). Area of forest land located in the mining lease(in ha.): 3848.9
M-2. Details of Mining Plan
  (i). Date of approval of mining plan: 31 Aug 2020   (ii). Approval authority: Executive Director   (iii). Copy of approval of mining plan:   (iv). Copy of approved mining plan:   (v). Nature of mining (underground/opencast): Underground   (a).Copy of 3D subsidence analysis report:   (vi). Copy of the detailed land use plan in 1:4,000 scale prepared by using GPS or Total Station :   (vii). Copy of map of the outer boundary of mining lease area:     View file
M-3. Details of prospecting undertaken to assess mineral reserves
  (i). Whether detailed prospecting to assess mineral reserve in the lease has been undertaken: Yes
prospecting undertaken to assess mineral reserves
S.no Designation of authority responsible
for grant of the original propecting license
Date of grant of prospecting licence Period of validity of extension prospecting licence From date Period of validity of extension prospecting licence To date Copy of prospecting licence
1Director(I&C) Govt of Tripura14 Nov 201914 Nov 201913 Nov 2039
M-4. Details of extension (if any) of original prospecting licence issued in the past
  (i). Whether detailed prospecting to assess mineral reserve in the lease has been undertaken: No
M-5. Brief details of prospecting activities undertaken in the mining lease :
  (i). Detail of prospecting activity under taken in the mining lease: Location TULA has been identified for drilling to establish oil/gas prospect.
M-5.1 Details of bore holes drilled for prospecting :
Bore holes drilled for prospecting
S.no No. of Bore holes (in forest land) Diameters(in inch.) forest land No. of Bore holes (in non-forest land) Diameters(in inch.) non-forest land
1117.500
M-5.2 Estimated Reserve along with accuracy and confidence level
Estimated Reserve along with accuracy and confidence level
Minerals Estimated Reserve
(million tones)
% accuracy (+ -) % confidence level Estimated Reserve
(million tones)
% accuracy (+ -) % confidence level
Petroleum and Natural Gas1.6808008080
M-6. Details of approval under the Forest (Consevation) Act,1980 obtained for undertaking prospecting activities in the forest land located in the mining lease
  (i).Whether approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for undertaking prospecting activities in the forest land located in the mining lease have been obtained No
Details of approval under the Forest(Consevation) Act,1980
S.no MoEF File No Date of approval Area of forest land diverted(in ha.) From Date To Date
NIL
M-7. Mineral wise details
  (i). No. of minerals: One
Mineral wise details
Minerals Estimated reserve in
non forest land(million tons.)
Estimated reserve
in forest land(million tons.)
Estimated annual
extraction(million tons.)
Estimated life
of mine(Yrs.)
Total estimated extraction during
mining lease period(million tons.)
Estimated mineral reserve
at the end of mining lease(million tons.)
Petroleum and Natural Gas01.60.02160.30.4
M-7.1 Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease
  (i). Proposed use of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease: Non captive   (ii).Copy note containing details of the plan for the transportation of the minerals proposed to be raised from the mining lease:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Feasibility Report
2Undertaking for payment of NPV, CA and Additional NPV
3Undertaking for use of Barest Minimum Forest Land
4Undertaking for payment of Tree Extraction Cost
5Declaration for DGPS Survey
6Evacuation Plan
7Undertaking for FRA Certificate
8FSI Map
9GeoLab Report Map
10FRA Application
11Khatian No. TULA
12TULA Mouja Map
13Cost Benefit Analysis
14Shortcoming reply to Sl. No. (iii) vide letter dated 17.08.2021 for Employment generation.
15Shortcoming reply to Sl. No. (v) vide letter dated 17.08.2021 for Waste pit.
16Justification for the forest area within the PML block, Sl. No. (vii) vide letter dated 17.08.2021.
17Undertakings to pay the NPV, Addl NPV and CA, Sl. No. (ix) vide letter dated 17.08.2021.
18Verification of shape files at FHQ, , Sl. No. (x) vide letter dated 17.08.2021.
19Status of 2% NPV payment, Sl. No. (xii) vide letter dated 17.08.2021.
20Mouja map, Sl. No. (xiii) vide letter dated 17.08.2021.
21CCF Nodal FCA, Tripura letter dated 17.08.2021.
22Verified Forest Land Map of DSF Block
23Undertaking of 2% NPV payment under Section 2(iii) of FC Act 1980 on approval of FC.
24Acknowledgement Copy for submission of Forest Land within PML block.
25CCF Letter dated 16.09.2021
26EDS reply dated 17.08.2022.