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/WB/ROAD/38510/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Improvement of N.H-1O with a minimum of two lane configuration including protective measure of Land Slide and Road Sinking Zone Starting from Chainage 0.00 km. (Sevoke) to Chainage 52.10 km. (Rangpoo)   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : The objective is two lining of N.H-10 from Sevoke to Rangpoo. The proposed road will give improved connectivity between two states Sikim & West Bengal.   (iv). State : West Bengal   (v). Category of the Proposal : Road   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 95400   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 12.033   (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 : NH WING OF PUBLIC WORKS ROADS DIRECTORATE GOVT OF WEST BENGAL   (ii). Address1 : Khadya Bhaban, Block-A, 1st Floor, 11A, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata 700 087   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : West Bengal   (v). District : Kolkata   (vi). Pin : 700087   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : cenhwb@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 33-22520516   (x). Fax No. : 33-22520553   (xi). Mobile No. : 9735917451   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : State Government
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: SOVAN   (ii). Middle Name: KUMAR   (iii). Last Name: MUKHOPADHYAY   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Superintending Engineer, NH Pl   (vi). Address 1: Khadya Bhaban, Block-A, 1st Floor, 11A, Mirza Ghalib street, Kolkata 700087.   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: West Bengal   (ix). District: Kolkata   (x). Tehsil: kolkata   (xi). Pin: 700087   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: sepwrdnh@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 33-22521524   (xv). Fax No.: 03322521524   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8335833155   (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.Darjeeling Wildlife1.8840
2.Kurseong1.270
3.Darjeeling3.3270
4.Kalimpong5.5520
Total12.0330
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Darjeeling12.0330
Total12.0330
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Sivoke Hill Forest1.8840
2Sittong Forest0.1940
3Birik Forest0.5060
4Mansong Cinchona Plantation0.8560
5Rambi Bazar D.I.F0.0220
6Riayang Railway Station0.2860
7Riyong Forest2.0160
8Mangwa Forest0.6840
9Tista Bazar D.I.F0.0330
10Mangber Forest0.1590
11Kalimpong Dansong Forest0.7150
12Bhalukhop Forest2.4320
13Sangser Forest1.2830
14Rangpo Forest0.9630
Total 12.033 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Road12.0330
Total 12.033 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Darjeeling Wildlife
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 1.884   (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).
1.1.884    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:
Division 2. : Kurseong
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 1.27   (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).
1.1.27    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:
Division 3. : Darjeeling
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 3.327   (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).
1.3.327    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:
Division 4. : Kalimpong
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 5.552   (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).
1.5.552    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: Proposed road Alignment follows Existing Hill Road
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): 220500
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? : Yes   (a). Whether Project or a part thereof is located within a Protected Area ? : Yes   (b). Status of approval of the Supreme Court : Application yet to b   (ii). Status of approval of the Standing Committee of National Board for the Wildlife(NBWL) to the Project : Application yet to be submitted
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: Central Govt. Project
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Shape_file
2All Undertakings
3topo sheet
4topo sheet
5topo sheet
6Geo Ref Map
7KML