FORM - B
Form for seeking prior approval under Section-2 of the proposals by the State Governments and other authorities, in respect of renewal of leases,
which have been earlier granted clearance under Forest (Conservation) Act,1980
PART - I
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/KA/IND/41643/2019   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Sahyadri Papers renewal of FC lease in Forest Sy. No. 232 of sirsi village Uttara Kannada district Karnataka   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Forest land is required for eco-friendly Hand Made Paper manufacturing small scale Industry for the following reasons: (1) Huge investment on land worth crores (2) Livelihood of 75 families (3) No alternative land available (4) Longer lease period necessary for raising loans   (iv). State : Karnataka   (v). Category of the Proposal : Industry   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 250   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 2   (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 : SAHYADRI PAPERS   (ii). Address1 : Sahyadri Papers Compound Near Industrial Estate Banavasi Road sirsi   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Karnataka   (v). District : Uttara Kannada   (vi). Pin : 581401   (vii). Landmarks : Near Industrial Estate   (viii). Email address : sahyadripapers@hotmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 226571   (x). Fax No. : NIL   (xi). Mobile No. : 9448126002   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Details of Proposals seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land submitted by the User Agency in the past  
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
1ApprovedF.No. 1-6/2014-ROHQF.No. 1-6/2014-ROHQ22
Total 2 2
  (xiv). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Mahableshwar   (ii). Middle Name: Venkatraman   (iii). Last Name: Joshi   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Partner   (vi). Address 1: Sahyadri Papers Compound Near Industrial Estate Banavasi Road Sirsi   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Karnataka   (ix). District: Uttara Kannada   (x). Tehsil: Sirsi   (xi). Pin: 581401   (xii). Landmarks: Near Industrial Estate   (xiii). Email Address: sahyadripapers@hotmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 226571   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9448126002   (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:
A-4. Details of approvals under the Forest (Conservation) Act , 1980 accorded in the past
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Date of approval Area of forest land diverted Period of diversion
1FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISC22 Jun 2000210
2FP/KA/OTHERS/86/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/RO26 Feb 2000210
3FP/KA/Others/17299/199720 Jan 201620
A-5. Status of compliance to conditions stipulated in the previous approvals
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Conditions stipulated by the MoEF Details of the compliance
1FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCleagal status of the forest shall remain unchangedcomplied
2FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCThe forest area utilised for the project shall not exceed 2.0 ha. In case the land is not used for the stipulated purpose then the area will be resumed by Forest Departmentthe area utilised has not exceeded 2.o ha and the land is utilised fully for the purpose
3FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCCompensatory Afforestation over 4 ha of degraded forest land shall be taken up at the cost of user agencyCompensatory Afforestation paid and complied with this conduction
4FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCThe Construction of new building shall not be taken up in forest area the planting of trees will be taken up by the user agency in the forest area to serve as a green beltThe construction of new building is not been taken up after 22-06-2000 and planting of trees is done to drain the waste water of our industry and to serve as green belt
5FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCAny other conduction to be stipulated by the sate Govt/ PCCF Karnataka , in the interest of conservation of forestsNo other conduction stipulated by State Govt/ PCCF karnataka
6FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The legal status of the forest land shall remain unchangedcomplied
7FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The Demarcation of Forest area shall be carried out by erecting 4 feet high cement concrete pillars duly numbered at an interval of 20 meters at the cost of user agencyThe RCC Pillars are erected as per the conduction
8FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The State government shall charge the net present value of the diverted forest land measuring 2.00 Ha. From the user agency as per the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 28-03-2008 and 09-05-2008 in Nos. 826 in 566 with related IA’s in Writ petition (Civil) no. 2012/1995We have paid the N.P.V. for Rs. 14,60,000/- for credit of SBI A/c 344902010105421 of Karnataka CAMPA with Union Bank of India, Sundar Nagar , New Delhi 110003 on 02-01-2015 under UTR number SBINR52015010208302835
9FP/KA/Others/17299/1997Additional amount of Net Present Value (NPV) of the diverted forest land if any becoming due after revision of the same by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Future, shall be charged by the state Government from the user agency. The user agency shall furnish an undertaking to this effect.We have complied with this condition by giving the said undertaking
10FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The Funds Received by the user agency towards Net Present Value under this project shall be deposited either in SB A/c no. SB01025213-CAF Karnataka corporation Bank CGO A/C No. 344902010105421- KARNATAKA CAMPA, Union Bank of India, Sundhar Nagar, New Delhi-110003 (RTGS/ IFSC No. UBIN0534498) The Details of Deposition of Funds, inter-alia, the DD no. and date, Amount, the bank on which drawn and the date of deposition in the designated Bank Shall also be furnished.We have paid the N.P.V. for Rs. 14,60,000/- for credit of SBI A/c 344902010105421 of Karnataka CAMPA with Union Bank of India, Sundar Nagar , New Delhi 110003 on 02-01-2015 under UTR number SBINR52015010208302835
11FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The user agency shall furnish the undertaking to the effect that they will vacate the diverted forest area by 21-06-2015We have given the undertaking to the effect that we will vacate the diverted forest area by 21-06-2020 without any prejudice to the claim made in the letter 2-11-2015 at SPS/land/2015-16
12FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The user agency shall furnish the undertaking to the effect that they will vacate the diverted forest area by 21-06-2020We have given the undertaking to the effect that we will vacate the diverted forest area by 21-06-2020 without any prejudice to the claim made in the letter 2-11-2015 at SPS/land/2015-16
13FP/KA/Others/17299/1997The total forest area utilized for the project shall not exceed 2.0 Ha.Complied
14FP/KA/Others/17299/1997Any other condition that the Additional Chief Conservator of Forests(Central) Regional office Bangalore may impose from time to time for ptuction , improvement of flora and fauna in the forest area and public convenience, shall be applicableNo other condition imposed from Additional Chief Conservator of forests (Central ) regional office Bangalore
A-6. Details of payments made in respect of the approval under the Forest (Conservation) Act , 1980 accorded in the past
Serial No Proposal No MoEF File No Item/Nature Amount paid (in Rupees) Date of Payment
1FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCCompensatory Afforestation17908001 Mar 2000
2FP/KA/OTHERS/87/1999F(C)A/11.2/158/KAR/MISCCompensatory Afforestation1792010 Feb 2004
3FP/KA/Others/17299/1997Net present value146000002 Jan 2015
A-7. Details of the forest land returned back to the State Forest Department or any other Authority from the forest land diverted in favour of the user agency
  (i). Details of the forest land returned back to the State Forest Department or any other Authority from the forest land diverted in favour of the user agency: No
Serial No Area No of patch Area of patch Uploaded patch Uploaded GPS Date of return Authority Uploaded documentary proof
NIL
A-9. Details of Transfer of Lease
Serial No Name of person Address of person Date of transfer MMDR File Transfer Deed Conservation MoEF_file No Date of approval MoEF file
NIL
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
  (i). Whether any proposal seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land required for the project has been submitted in the past?. : Yes   (ii). 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.
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
1ApprovedF.No. 1-6/2014-ROHQF.No. 1-6/2014-ROHQ22
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.Sirsi20
Total20
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Uttara Kannada20
Total20
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Sirsi20
2 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Administrative Bolck and Finished Products Godown0.04420
2Electricity Line and Transformers installed0.22820
3Factory and Production Building0.19180
4Labours Quarters and Rest Room0.02170
5Open Well (wtare source for factory)0.00360
6Internal Road0.02450
7Sun Dry Area 10.27370
8Sun Dry Area 20.15530
9Sun Dry Area 30.39560
10Treated Waste Water Garden0.65420
11Solar Dryer0.00720
Total 2 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Sirsi
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 2   (ii).Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Non Linear   (a). No. of patches : Twelve
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of Patches To view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.0.0442    View File
2.0.2282No Data
3.0.1918    View File
4.0.0217    View File
5.0.0036    View File
6.0.0245    View File
7.0.2737    View File
8.0.1553    View File
9.0.3956    View File
10.0.6542    View File
11.0.0072    View File
12.0    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 DGPS 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): 75   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 25
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?: No
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?: 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: Renewal of lease where compensatory afforestation had been stipulated and done in respect of the applied area at the time of grant/renewal of lease earlier.
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Govt of karnataka order for land leased in the year 1973
2Govt of karnataka order for land leased ammended in the year 1974 for 25 years
3Land leased for 10 years in the year 2000
4land lease renewed in the year 2016 after stage II approval
5Compliance report for all the information asked
6Recommandation letter from PCCF for renewal of lease
7Compliance for DCF sirsi letter No A3/GFL/Lease renewal/Sahyadri Papers /CR-61/2019-20 dated 20-02-2020