PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-022/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : Theni    (iii) Forest Division : Theni  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.018  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Theni0.018Reserved Forest
Total 0.018
Division 1. : Theni
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Theni0.018
Total0.018
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.0180.1Eco 1
Total. 0.018


(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.
NIL
5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : The Proposed area falls under the Following Working Circle:- 1) Bio-diversity Conservation Working Circle 2) JFM cum Eco-restoration Working Circle 3)Forest Consolidation Working Circle 4) Wildlife Management Working circle
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Nil
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0
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 : Sambar deer, Barking deer.
 (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 : Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve, Megamalai Division, Theni is located around 20m from the proposed location and since the proposed Police Check Post is adjacent to the National Highway and also near to the Kumily Town and the area proposed to be diverted is only 0.018 Ha. there will not be any negative impact.
 (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): 0
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data
(ii). Copy of CA scheme details: NA (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
NIL

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.)
1Theni  324230.205106068.57194.6752261.75826/05/202124.54127.65
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
TheniMaduraiDFOYesOne24/05/2021
 MaduraiCFYesOne29/10/2021
(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
TheniMaduraiDFO RecommendedThe project for diversion of 0.018 Ha forest land in Suranganar Reserved Forest of Cumbum West Range doesn’t fall in Eco Sensitive Zone ESZ of Megamalai and Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuaries and also does not falls under Ecologically Sensitive Area ESA and also not falls under the tiger corridor. Proposed site doesn’t have any important monuments / heritage site and is devoid of vegetation with no tree growth except a clump of Bamboo. The District Collector has certified there is no alternate non forest land, the User Agency has not carried out any work in violation of provisions of Forest Conservation Act, 1980. Since the police on duty at the interstate border is using a temporary structure on the side of National Highway and the proposed project is very essential to ensure general security at the state border, the diversion of 0.018Ha. of forest land may be permitted.
MaduraiCF RecommendedThe proposal for construction of Kumuly Border Police Check Post at Kumuly in Theni District across Suranganar RF length of 15 mt. and width of 12 mt. Project is very essential to ensure general security as well and to prevent illegal activities in the interstate border of Kerala State.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 SecretaryRecommended05/05/2022Recommended State Govt. OfficerNo Data