PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-098/2019
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : The Nilgiris  (iii) Forest Division : Nilgiris North  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 10.12  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Others
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Nilgiris North10.12Reserved Forest
Total 10.12
Division 1. : Nilgiris North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1The Nilgiris10.12
Total10.12
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
1330Eco 6
Total. 3


(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.
1Eucalyptus SpsGrandis000001
2M.ChampacaChampaca000011
3Misc. Speciestherchavuku022117
4Misc. SpeciesSambirani04125414
5PinePinus002161011
6Misc. SpeciesWattle07231289
7Misc. SpeciesPhodocarpus000110
8EucalyptusBluegum0197560405260261
Total 0 210599 440285 304
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 1838


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : As per Forest Working Plan for the Nilgiris North Forest Division (01.04.2015 to 01.03.2025) 5.15.3.5 Preservation of Plantations: Felling of trees of any kind is totally forbidden in the Municipal limits, Water catchment areas, Plantation on high slopes and on Highway road areas.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : The proposed site is less vulnerable to erosion as the slope is less than 1/3,further it is covered by bushes, invasive alien species like Ulex europeous (gorse), Euphatorium etc.,
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 : Barking Deer, Wild boar, Indian Gaur, Leopard, Jungle fowl, Black napped hares, Porcupine etc.,
 (ii). Whether forms part of national park, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve,tiger reserve, elephant corridor, wildlife migration corridor etc. : Yes
  Details and comments on the impact of Project on such areas : The Proposed site is in Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve, The project Government Medical College is not a high polluting project and the project may not have adverse impact on Forest and Wildlife if complied with Environment laws.
 (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 Proposed site is in Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve, The project Government Medical College is not a high polluting project and the project may not have adverse impact on Forest and Wildlife if complied with Environment laws.
 (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
S.no District Name VillageArea(in ha.)khasraKML filePresent Owner file
1SalemKurichi20.2472/6
(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 Toposheet for CA land details
2 The additional details called for by the PCCF in letter No.TS3/49011/2019 dated 06.02.2020 have been furnished in DFO's No.11161/2019/D1 dated 17.02.2020 and also by the User Agency the Copies are uploaded.
3 Google Earth map for CA land
4 CA Scheme details - Kuruchi Village - DFO Salem Division
5 District Forest Officer, Nilgiris Forest Division Ref.No.11161/2019/D1 dated 20.02.2020.
6 CA Land details marked in SI Sheet
7 Additional details dated.21.02.2020
8 Land Suitability Certificate from Competent Authority
9 District Forest Officer, Nilgiris Forest Division Ref.No.11161/2019/D1 dated 20.02.2020.

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 Nilgiris255201.65131984.20158.1449179.6931/10/2019118.3461.35
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 NorthCoimbatoreDFOYesThree19/11/2019,20/11/2019,23/11/2019
(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 NorthCoimbatoreDFO RecommendedThe proposed site is an abandoned Eucalyptus plantations, Biodiversity is minimum, it was transferred to HPF for township. The project is for Public Welfare.
CoimbatoreCF RecommendedThe proposal for the establishment of Medical College is unlikely to have any significantly adverse impact on the flora and fauna of the area. There is no objection to the project proposal from forests and wildlife point of view.Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended with condition that the specific conditions imposed by DFO and APCCF Circle are to be carried out by User Agency.
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 SecretaryRecommended20/12/2019 Recommended State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiRegional Office4-TNC050/2019-CHN22/04/2020
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/42494/2019OTHERS424942019301266338802663388027 Apr 2020SBIN120118555897Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
19. Uploaded Status of Land to be transferred to Forest Department under FCA (Mutation Details).
  (i). Whether CA Land is mandatorily required in this Proposal : Yes   (ii). Total Land identified for raising CA: 20.24   (iii). No. of Maintenance years: 10   (iv). Total No. of Patches/Parcel: 1
  No. of patches : 1
Patch wise details
Patch No. Shape of land identified for CA Area of Patch/Parcel(in ha.)
1Block(Polygon)20.24
  Status of CA Land so identified : Non Forest Area   Site Name : SF No 72/6 Kurichi village Valappadi Taluk   Location Details : SF No 72/6 Kurichi village Valappadi Taluk   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :   Mutation Status : Mutated
Mutation Status
Circle Name. Name of Division. Name of Range. Mutation Order No. Mutation Date How Much Area of Mutated Land Received Mutation Letter
SalemAtturVazhapadi814/2020/K319 Feb 202020.24
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/TN/Others/42494/201929 Apr 2020No DataVerified with reference to Transfer charge Report
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/TN/Others/42494/201908 May 2020
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/TN/Others/42494/2019Compliance report on Stage I approval 12 May 2020
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/Others/42494/201927 May 2020APPROVED