(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : KL-021/2019
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Kerala
 (i) State / Union Territory : Kerala  (ii) District : Thiruvananthapuram  (iii) Forest Division : Thiruvananthapuram WL  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 57.02  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Thiruvananthapuram WL57.02Reserved Forest
Total 57.02
Division 1. : Thiruvananthapuram WL
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
157.020.5Eco 1
Total. 57.02

(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.
1Artocarpus HirsutaAnjily014514749119140
3Otherscheru punna000007
5Dalbergia LatifoliaEetty0001470
7Eucalyptus sppEucalyptus0721700
9Terminalia ChebulaKadukka070707
10Otherskaivan karadi0714000
11Hopea parviflora (Kiral bogi)Kambakom064147028
12Otherskambili vetty01421700
16OthersKattu punna077000
17Otherskattu rubber077214756490
18Otherskattu punna05014213535
20Garcinia CombogiaKudampuli00142100
21Gmelina AroboreaKumbil0714707
24Othersmala punna0287000
26Terminalia PaniculataMaruthy036072478847301459
27OthersMoonga pezhu0147000
29OthersMullu venga002101414
31Emblica OfficianalisNelli04342070
33Alstonia ScholarisPala08712891471442
38Calophyllum InophyllumPunna07714287
39Terminalia bellericaThanni015563507
40Terminalia TomentosaThempavu0507021297
44Cinnamomum ZeylanicumVayana06428000
46OthersVella pongu070000
48Pterocarpus MarsupiumVenga07231198421
50Ficus ReligiosaAal000007
51Acacia AuriculiformisAcacia068470099715549
53Terminalia Catappabadam0001400
55Mimusops ElengiElanji007000
56Bombax CeibaElavu000070
60Cassia FistulaKani konna0147700
61Diasporus Melanoxylonkari maram007000
62Anacardium Occidentalekasumavu01089849350
63Otherskattu konna000070
64Otherskattu thechy0217000
65Sweitinia MahagonyMahagany035115497749
66Melia AzadirachtaMalaveppu000007
67Adina cordifoliaManja kadambu007000
68Adenanthera PavoninaManjadi0140700
73Mangifera Indicamavu007000
75Erythrina IndicaMurukku007000
77Syzigium CuminiNjaval0014000
78Pongamia PinnataUngu0287000
80Psidium GuajavaPera070000
81Ailanthus excelsaPerumaram0242183635642
82Artocarpus HeterophyllusPlavu07014147
85Albzzia Spp.Puloivaga000007
87Red Sandersraktachandanam007000
88Tectona GrandisTeak070000
Total 0 103556014 32441325 1215
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 22153

5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Plantation and Protection Working Circle
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Forest is not at present vulnerable to erosion. Minimum earth cutting is proposed during construction. So erosion will not be induced during construction.
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 3
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 : Elephant, gaur, sambar deer, wild boar and porcupine visit the northern portion of the proposed forest land.
 (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 : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The project is a conservation oriented project. Elephants are kept in the Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in teh natural habitat. So the project serves purpose ancilalry to wildlife conservation.
 (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
(i). Patch wise details of non-forest or Revenue forest land to be provided by User Agency for CA
Patch Wise Details District Name VillageArea(in ha.)khasraKML filePresent Owner file
1ThiruvananthapuramMannoorkkkara55.57Kottoor Reserved Forest
(ii). Upload a scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed for C.A. prepared by using DGPS or Total Station: (iii). Upload a copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed for C.A: (iv). Copy of CA scheme details: (iv). Copy of CA scheme details: NA
Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
1 Recommendation of the DCF
2 Area certificate of DCF
3 Certificate of non-violation of FC
4 PA Certificate
5 CA land ownership certificate-Mannarappara
6 Inspection report of the DCF on non-forest land
7 Certificate of Eco Sensitive Zone
8 Certificate of item-wise break up of forest land
9 Certificate of non-availablity of alternative land
10 NPV certificate of the DCF
11 Comments of the Chief Wildlife Warden, Kerala
12 Certificate of document verification
13 Acknowledgement slip from DCF and Collector
14 Inspection report of the DCF
15 CA Ownership certificate-Nellimoodu
16 CA area suitability certificate
17 Certificate on tree felling

14. District Profile 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.)
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
Thiruvananthapuram WLAgastyavanam Biological Park Circle, ThiruvananthaDFOYesOne25/05/2019
 Agastyavanam Biological Park Circle, ThiruvananthaCFYesOne31/05/2019
 Nodal OfficerNoNo Data
(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
Thiruvananthapuram WLAgastyavanam Biological Park Circle, ThiruvananthaDFO RecommendedThe proposal is for meeting twin objectives of managing human wild elephant conflict and welfare of captive elephants in the State. The State has about 3500 elephants in the wild and about 600 elephants in captivity.
Agastyavanam Biological Park Circle, ThiruvananthaCF RecommendedThe occurrences of human wildlife conflict are on a rise in Kerala. Some of the very problematic elephants need to be secured and kept in controlled conditions in order to prevent further loss of human life and property. The orphaned and abandoned elephant calves also require proper shelter and care. This centre has been designed to provide the elephants with a semi wild habitat for maintaining their natural activities as in the wild. The undersigned strongly recommends the sanction of this project. Anoop K.R., I.F.S Conservator of Forests Wildlife Thiruvananthapuram Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedThe significance of the project and fact that the Kerala Forest Department is the User Agency recommend proposal for diversion of 57.02 ha of Reserve Forest land for the project
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
KeralaState SecretaryRecommended03/07/2019 State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
BangaloreHead Office8-22/2019-FC15/11/2019
18. Payment made by User Agency
Proposal No.Application No.Total Amount (Rs.)Recieved Amount (Rs.)Transaction DateTransaction IDBank NameMode of PaymentUploaded Demand Letter
FP/KL/Others/40384/2019OTHERS403842019807250986902509869020 May 2020SBINR52020052000076355Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/KL/Others/40384/2019Approved In-PrincipleNo Data