PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : JK-01/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Jammu and Kashmir
 (i) State / Union Territory : Jammu and Kashmir  (ii) District : Kathua  (iii) Forest Division : Kathua Forest Division  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 12.0147  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Road
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Kathua Forest Division12.01Reserved Forest
Total 12.01
Division 1. : Kathua Forest Division
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Kathua12.01
Total12.01
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
112.010.4Eco 5
Total. 12.01


(ii) Species-wise local/scientific names and girth-wise enumeration of trees at FRL
S. No. Scientific Name Local Name (0-30)cm. (31-60)cm. (61-90)cm. (91-120)cm. (121-150)cm. (>150)cm.
1Cassia FistulaAmaltas4650000
2OthersAmla300000
3Ficus BengalensisBargad001000
4Terminalia bellericaBehra200000
5Zizyphus JujubaBer200000
6OthersChilla1700000
7OthersChir18228737100
8OthersDhaman500000
9Melia AzadirachtaDrank200000
10OthersGarna100000
11Psidium GuajavaGuava200000
12Syzigium CuminiJamun730000
13OthersKaimble60160000
14OthersKamila272100000
15OthersKaral100000
16Acacia CatechuKhair3920000
17Acacia NiloticaKikar1430000
18OthersLana2400000
19OthersLasoda020000
20OthersLeucenea900000
21Mangifera IndicaMango021000
22Butea MonospermaPalah2390000
23OthersPansar11300000
24OthersPhulai410000
25Ficus RacemosaRumbal530000
26OthersSanan1200000
27Albezzia LabbeckSareen400000
28Dalburgia SisooShisham8380000
29Bombax CeibaSimbal21120000
30OthersTantara100000
31OthersToot100000
32OthersTrimbal400000
33OthersTunnu1400000
Total 973 36339 10 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 1376


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : The proposed area for diversion falls in Chir Rehabilitation working circle, wherein the rehabilitation of the degraded forest area by protection of existing vegetation from various biotic and a biotic pressure aided by ANR measures and SMC activities is prescribed.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The proposed area for diversion is a part of Shivalik hills and consists of Kandi formations which is prone to erosin
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.00
8. Significance of the forest land proposed for diversion from wildlife point of view
 (i). Details of wildlife present in and around the forest land proposed for diversion : Barking Deer, Indian Fox, Jackal, Leopard, Jangle Cat, Pehesus Macaque, Common Gecko, Common Garden Lizard
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : No
 (iii). Whether the forest land proposed for diversion is located within eco-sensitive zone(ESZ) of the Protected Area notified under Wildlife(Protection) Act,1972 (Note: In case, ESZ of a Protected Area is not notified,then,10kms distance from boundary of the Protected Area should be treated as ESZ): No
 (iv). Whether any national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve, tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc., is located within 1 Km. from boundary of the forest land proposed for diversion : No
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : No
9. Details of any protected archaeological/heritage site/defence establishment or any other important monument located in the area, if any
 (i). Whether any protected archaeological/heritage site/defence establishment or any other important monument is located in the area : No
10. Comment as to the reasonability of the extent of the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i). Whether the requirement of forest land as proposed by the user agency is unavoidable and bare minimum for the project : Yes
11. Details of violation(s), if any ,committed
 (i). Whether any work in violation of the Act or guidelines issued under the Act has been carried out : No
12. Whether work in violation is still in progres(Yes/No) : NIL
13. Details of compensatory afforestation scheme
Patch wise details for Degraded Area (To be earmarked by DFO)
(i). Total Financial Outlay for C.A(lacs): 50.00
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
1131.90TheinJasrota Range17J    View file
(ii). Copy of CA scheme details: (iii). Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed for C.A. prepared by using DGPS or Total Station: (iv). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed for C.A.:
 (V). Copy of NOC from Competent Authority :

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
1 Comments from Wild Life Warden Kathua
2 Reply of EDS by Nodal Officer
3 reply of EDS
4 Reply of EDS
5 reply of EDS raised IRO
6 All documents as per Check List
7 Recommendation

14. District Profile
S.no District NameGeographical area of the district (in ha.)Forest area of the district (in ha.)Total forest area diverted since 1980 (in ha.)No. of Approved CasesForest Land including penal C.A. (in ha.)Progress of compensatory afforestation as on(date)A) Forest land (in ha.)B) Non-forest land (in ha.)
1Kathua26510089868362.1429362.1420/08/2022362.140
15. Site inspection report of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer highlighting important facts pertaining to the forest land
Division NameCircleSite inspected ByWhether site inspectedNo. of times site visited Site inspection reportDate of visit
Kathua Forest DivisionEast Circle JammuDFOYesOne11/01/2022
(Specific recommendation of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer with(Part II,III & Part IV))
16. Specific recommendation of the DFO/CCF/Nodal Officer for acceptance or otherwise of the proposal with reason
DivisionCircleRecommendation ByRecommendationReasonLetter Whether CF agreed
Kathua Forest DivisionEast Circle JammuDFO RecommendedThe proposed road is being extensively used by Army and civil traffic as shortest route from Dayalachack to Udhampur as it will be shorter by 5 kms when cmpar with NH 1A. Therefore, in view of the envisaged benefits of the project for the defence and civil uses it is recommended that the prpject may be granted the Stage 1 or In principal approval.
East Circle JammuCF RecommendedRoad is being extensively used by Army & Civil traffic as shortest route from Dayalchak to Udhampur. It is shorter by 25 Kms when compare with NH 1A Via Jammu .Yes
Nodal Officer Recommendedto improve the existing road connectivity
Specific recommendation of the State Government(Part V)
17. Specific recommendation of the State Government for acceptance or otherwise of the proposal with reason ( Part V)
StateRecommendation ByRecommendationRecommendation DateRemarksSigning AuthorityNotificationRecommendation Letter
Jammu and KashmirState SecretaryRecommended20/02/2023Recommended for grant of Stage I clearance.State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
JammuRegional Office9-JKC-004/2023- Jammu12/06/2023
18. Payment made by User Agency
Proposal No.Application No.Total Amount (Rs.)Recieved Amount (Rs.)Transaction DateTransaction IDBank NameMode of PaymentDemmand Generated By User AgencyDemmand Verified By Nodal OfficerUploaded Demand Letter
FP/JK/ROAD/149888/2021ROAD149888202107221040293210402932023-06-234001Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)2023-06-202023-06-21
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/JK/ROAD/149888/2021Approved In-PrincipleNo Data