PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-026/2021
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : The Nilgiris  (iii) Forest Division : Nilgiris South  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.03  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Nilgiris South0.03Reserved Forest
Total 0.03
Division 1. : Nilgiris North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(in ha.)
NIL
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)DensityEco-Class
NIL


(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 : NIL
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.) : NIL
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 : NIL
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : NIL
 (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): NIL
 (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 : NIL
 (v). Whether any rare/endangered/unique species of flora and fauna found in the area : NIL
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 : NIL
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 : NIL
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 : NIL
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):
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data

Additional information Details
S. No. DocumentsRemarks
NIL
Division 2. : Nilgiris South
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1The Nilgiris0.03
Total0.03
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.030.15Eco 1
Total. 0.03


(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.
1Greviia RobustaSilver Oak010000
Total 0 10 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 1


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : The Forest land is managed as per Working plan
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Slope grading of the site in question is less than 33% therefore forest area will not affected by the soil erosion
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 : Indian Gaur sambar Deer Wild Boar Porcupine Barking Deer Black naped hare
 (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): 12.54
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
111.00Coonoor Peak RFCoonoor85A    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 Approved Human Wild life Mitigation Plan
2 User Agency undertaking certificate

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.)
1The Nilgiris255201.65131984.20168.2651179.6907/07/2022118.3482.59
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
Nilgiris SouthCoimbatoreDFOYesOne05/07/2022
 CoimbatoreCFYesOne05/09/2022
(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
Nilgiris SouthCoimbatoreDFO RecommendedThe User Agency, M/s Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited Chennai has submitted the proposal for erection of telecommunication tower in Pakkasuranmalai area for diversion of 0.03 ha of forest land in S.F.No.223/2 of Coonoor town section, Hulical west beat, Durg Reserved Forest, Pakkasuranmalai area of Coonoor Range of Nilgiris Forest Division The area of proposed project has been inspected by me along with the Coonoor town section Forester, Coonoor Range on 03.09.2021 with the relevant records. The User Agency has applied for 0.03 ha Forest land for erection of telecommunication tower. Length and width of the proposed area is 17.36m X 17.32 m, total extent of 0.03 ha. This proposal is scrutinized with the existing directives of Honourable Supreme Court of India and provisions of Forest Conservation Act, 1980.The proposed project for an extent of 0.03ha is recommended with the conditions.
CoimbatoreCF RecommendedThere is no need to fell any trees and it will not affect the flora and fauna of the area. Hence there is no negative impact on forest and wildlife. However since flagship species like tiger is available in the area in these Reserved Forest appropriate Human Wildlife conflict mitigation plan is to be implemented at the cost of User Agency. Hence considering the communication facilities this proposal is 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 SecretaryRecommended27/09/2023Recommended for 20 years State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiRegional Office4-TNB112/2023-CHN27/10/2023
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/Others/33940/2018OTHERS3394020185612537507Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/Others/33940/2018Approved In-PrincipleNo Data