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/UK/IRRIG/34012/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Indo- Nepal Link Canal from Tanakpur Barrage   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : In the year 1996, Govt. of Nepal and Govt. of India have entered into a bilateral agreement called Mahakali Treaty, As per treaty 1.2 Km long Indo- Nepal irrigation canal taking off from Tanakpur Barrage for release of 1000 cusecs of water in monsoon season (15th May to 15 Octuber) and 300cusecs in   (iv). State : Uttarakhand   (v). Category of the Proposal : Irrigation   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 7501.69   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 12   (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): 99
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : NHPC LMITED   (ii). Address1 : Tanakpur Power Station   (iii). Address2 : Banbassa Champawat   (iv). State : Uttarakhand   (v). District : Champawat   (vi). Pin : 262310   (vii). Landmark : NHPC powers station Tanakpur   (viii). Email address : hop-tanakpur@nhpc.nic.in   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 5943-263072   (x). Fax No. : 5943-   (xi). Mobile No. : 8474900279   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: RAIS   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: MIAN   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: GM   (vi). Address 1: Tanakpur Power Station   (vii). Address 2: Banbassa Uttarakhand   (viii). State: Uttarakhand   (ix). District: Champawat   (x). Tehsil: Poornagiri   (xi). Pin: 262310   (xii). Landmark: NHPC ,Tanakpur power station   (xiii). Email Address: hop-tanakpur@nhpc.nic.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 5943-263072   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9810893838   (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.Haldwani120
Total120
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Champawat120
Total120
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1sailanigoth gram panchayat120
Total 12 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1canal construction120
2Muck Disposal00
Total 12 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Haldwani
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 12   (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).
1.12    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: The Nepalies authorities had fixed the C/L point o
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 0   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 66960
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? : 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. Hydel/Irrigation/Multipurpose Project
  (i). Installed power generation capacity of the Project(in MW): 0   (ii). Total command area of the Project(in ha.): 12
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency.
2Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed to be diverted.
3Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the Forest land proposed to be diverted prepared by using GPS.
4Google Map of the proposed site showing legal status of the proposed land and alternative examined for the project with legend. (pdf file).
5Note containing justification for locating the Project in forest land
6Survey of India Toposheet in 1:50,000 scale indicating location of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation: signed by DFO
7Colored copy of the google map showing the land identified for CA.
8Cost benefit anylises (in more then 5.0 ha. Land diversion cases)
9A short narrative and importance of the project.
10Administrative and Financial sanction
11Preliminary Joint Inspection report (by user agency, forest department, revenue department etc.)
12Comperative chart showing statement of both alignment or alternate site explored for the proposed project and reasons for their rejection duly countersigned by DFO.
13Certificate from the DM that no alternative suitable non-forest land is available for the project in question and the demand of the forest land for the project is barest minimum.
14Land schedule (for RF signed by DFO and civil soyam, Van panchayat and private nap land signed by DM).
15Category wise (RF,civil soyam, Van panchayat and private nap land, Notified forest land etc.) land length, width and area in Ha.
16Bar Chart with index (counter signed by DFO).
17Compensatory afforestation scheme in Civil and Soyam land (10 years) by DFO
18Certificate regarding suitability of indentified land for Comensatory Afforestation by DFO
19Undertaking by the User Agency to bear the cost of compensatory afforestation duly counter signed by the DFO
20Undertaking by the User Agency to bear the cost of Road side /gap filling plantation (by user agency)
21Details of the trees with their scientific name in RF, Civil Soyam, Van Panchayat, Private Notified land and in Nap Land should be mentioned (with valuation of the trees to be felled ) (0-10 dia trees will be mentioned as saplings).
22Certificate of felling minimum trees during the project work.
23Muck disposal scheme (in prescribed format)
24Whather project area is a part of National Park or sanctuary and airal distance of the project from National Park or sanctuary signed by DFO.
25No voilation has taken place, FC Act. 1980 reg.
26NOC from local Gram Sabhas.
27Approved general lay out plan/alignment and estimate from competent authority with name and designation
28Certificate- work has not been started reg.
29Geologist Report (Govt. approved Geologist).
30Task Force report
31Certificate by user agency for complying the condition imposed in Standard Condition
32Certificate by user agency for complying the condition imposed in geologist report/Task force recommendation in hill areas (excluding drinding water.
33No historical/monumental or relegeous place will be effected certificate reg. (by DM/DFO)
34Undertakoing regarding no animal will be effected adversely by the project.
35Undertading to provide alternative fuelwood, kerosene or LPG to labours involved in project.
36Benefited villages/Families/Population Certificate.
37NPV calculation certificate as per Hon'ble Supreem court /MoEF orders by DFO
38Undertaking of payment of NPV, if Hon'ble Supreem Court increses the rates of NPV (by user agency)
39Cost of the forest land and lease rent certificate by DM.
40Certificate related to Muck disposal
41Undertaking of user agency to bear the cost for dimarcation work
42Summary of DPR of the project
43Salient features of the Project
44Abstract of cost of The project
45General Lay out of Project
46Tanakpur Bairaj and proposed canal lay out Map.
47Forest Proposal by User Agency (Part-I)
48Check list/Fact sheet
49Certificate by DM- Forest Right Act-2006(in MoEF revised prescribed form)
50Action taken Report on MoEF observations