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/JK/HYD/44832/2020   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Bursar Project   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Bursar Project (800MW) has been planned as a storage scheme on river Marusudar (one of the main tributaries of river Chenab), in District Kishtwar of Jammu and Kashmir State. Bursar is one of the 14 water resources Projects which have been declared by Central Govt. as NATIONAL PROJECTS.   (iv). State : Jammu and Kashmir   (v). Category of the Proposal : Hydel   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 1683990   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 1149   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 630.33   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 40
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : NHPC LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : NHPC OFFICE COMPLEX, SECTOR-33, FARIDABAD, HARYANA   (iii). Address2 : NHPC OFFICE COMPLEX, SECTOR-33, FARIDABAD, HARYANA   (iv). State : Haryana   (v). District : Faridabad   (vi). Pin : 121003   (vii). Landmark : SECTOR - 33   (viii). Email address : envdivnhpc@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 129-2278026   (x). Fax No. : 129-2278026   (xi). Mobile No. : 9990275252   (xii). Website (if any) : www.nhpcindia.com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Yoginder   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: Kotha   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: General Manager In-charge   (vi). Address 1: Bursar HEP Chenab Nagar Kishtwar   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Jammu and Kashmir   (ix). District: Kishtwar   (x). Tehsil: kishtwar   (xi). Pin: 182206   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: dulhasti@rediffmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 191-2490948   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9797335711   (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.Marwah Forest Division1149630.33
Total1149630.33
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Kishtwar1149630.33
Total1149630.33
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
NIL
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Submergence Area883.31559.4
2Dam Body & Construction Facility Area111.890
3Power House Construction & Construction Facility A1220
4Residential & Non-Residential colonies at Dam site50
5Residential & Non-Residential colonies at Power Ho113.65
6Misc. Purpose area proposed at Janakpora Village05.1
7Area proposed for Muck Disposal356
8Area proposed for Resettlement colony05
9Roads89.821.18
10Under Ground forest area110
Total 1149 630.33
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Marwah Forest Division
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 1149   (ii). Nature of the Project: Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : One
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.
1.0    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): 0   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 400
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: Yes   (a). Total Number of families : 336   (b). Number of Scheduled Caste families : NIL   (c). Number of Schedule Tribes families : 7   (d). Number of other families : 329   (ii). Copy of Rehabilitation and Resettlement Plan:   (a). Copy of approval to Ministry of Tribal Affairs,Government of India to Rehabilitation and Resettlement:
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 obtained   (b). Environmental Clearance File No.: J-12011/29/2012-IA-I   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 2012-10-05
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 ? : No   (ii). Status of approval of the Standing Committee of National Board for the Wildlife(NBWL) to the Project : Approval obtained   (a). MoEF File No : 6-30/2019 WL   (b). Copy of approval of Standing of the NBWL:   (c). Date of Approval : 25 Mar 2019
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? : 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?: 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): 800   (ii). Total command area of the Project(in ha.): 0   (a). Copy of the approval of competent authority to the Catchment Area Treatment Plan (CAT Plan):   (b). Copy of the approved CAT plan:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Compensatory Afforestation Plan
2Fisheries Conservation and Management Plan
3Muck Disposal Plan
4Biodiversity Conservation and Management Plan
5Index Map
6Disaster Management Plan