PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-016/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : Thoothukkudi  (iii) Forest Division : Thoothukudi  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.9896  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Irrigation
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Thoothukudi0.9896Section 26
Total 0.9896
Division 1. : Thoothukudi
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Thoothukkudi0.9896
Total0.9896
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.98960.33Eco 4
Total. 0.9896


(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.
1BabulKaruvel1261024
Total 1 26 102 4
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 25

(iii) Species-wise local/scientific names and girth-wise enumeration of trees at FRL-2 meter
S. No. Scientific Name Local Name (0-30)cm. (31-60)cm. (61-90)cm. (91-120)cm. (121-150)cm. (>150)cm.
NIL

(iv) Species-wise local/scientific names and girth-wise enumeration of trees at FRL-4 meter
S. No. Scientific Name Local Name (0-30)cm. (31-60)cm. (61-90)cm. (91-120)cm. (121-150)cm. (>150)cm.
NIL

5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Carrying out reforestations through local indigenous and other suitable species of economic value and with moisture conservation treatment. Providing protection through sustainable forest management with participation of people.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The Reserved Land is located on the bank of Thamirabarani river. The area is plain and covered by planted Babul trees. The vulnerability of the area to soil erosion is low.
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 : Mongoose, Black Naped Hare, Snakes , Peafowl, kingfisher
 (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): 9.32161
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
112Kuthiraimozhitheri RFThiruchendurNEXT TO VANATHIRUPATHI TEMPLE    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 NPV and Value of Standing Babul trees and Prosopis in area proposed for diversion

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.)
1Thoothukkudi46210010807.8127.819031394.041323/03/202289.62680.00
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
ThoothukudiTirunelveliDFOYesOne15/03/2022
 TirunelveliCFYesOne30/03/2022
(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
ThoothukudiTirunelveliDFO RecommendedIn the proposed area there are 25 numbers of planted babul trees and 18.9655 ton of Prosophis Juliflora, which have to be removed for carrying out the works in the proposed area. The wildlife movement in the proposed 0.9896 ha is limited. The construction of Check Dam does not pose any danger to the Forest area and Wildlife in the region. Hence the proposal is recommended.
TirunelveliCF RecommendedIn the proposed Check Dam construction area, there is presence 25 Nos of planted babul plantation and existence of Prosophis juliflora , which was assessed and reported by the District Forest officer Thoothukudi , weighing 18.9655 M.T. These Babul, Prosophis has to be removed before starting the work. The wildlife movements is limited in the said area . The construction of check dam does not pose any threat to the forest and wildlife in the region. The Compensatory Afforestation plan proposed by District Forest officer Thoothukudi is recommended. Construction of Check Dam may improve the water table around 1km radius as reported , will be helpful for 1500 Acres of Agricultural land besides availability surplus drinking water for local people. Hence recommended. Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended
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
Tamil NaduState SecretaryRecommended07/12/2022In principle Stage I approval accorded.State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiState GovernmentTN 016 202203/12/2022
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/TN/IRRIG/150193/2021IRRIG15019320211551595331159533122 Dec 202222980Union Bank Of IndiaUnion Bank Of India (Challan)
19. Uploaded Status of Land to be transferred to Forest Department under FCA (Mutation Details) : No
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/TN/IRRIG/150193/202124 Jan 2023No DataDiverted forest area requested is below one ha hence CA is not applicable. Hence it is verificed
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/TN/IRRIG/150193/202108 Feb 2023
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/TN/IRRIG/150193/2021Stage II approval requested01 Mar 2023
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/IRRIG/150193/202116 Mar 2023APPROVED