PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-096/2018
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.) : 0.17688  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Pipeline
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Thoothukudi0.17688Reserved Forest
Total 0.17688
Division 1. : Thoothukudi
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Thoothukkudi0.17688
Total0.17688
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.176880.075Eco 4
Total. 0.17688


(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.
1Rhizopora MucronataAvecinnia Marina (Mangroves)8000000
Total 80 00 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 80


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.) : 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 : NIL
 (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 : Yes
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): 13.69455
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
110.17688MULLAKADU RFThoothukudiRF 9-10    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 I submit that revised Inspection notes as called for in PCCF letter No.TS4/32917/2018 dt 30.01.2019 is uploaded herewith for your kind information
2 I submit that details called for in PCCF letter is uploaded herewith for your kind information
3 THE PROJECT IS ONLY FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSE. SEAWATER AND COAL CONVEYOR FROM HARBOR TO POWER PLANT

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.)
1Thoothukkudi46310010515.8826.65051089.6330/11/201889.630.00
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
 TirunelveliCFYesOne18/12/2018
ThoothukudiTirunelveliDFOYesThree27/11/2018,30/01/2019,26/02/2019
(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
ThoothukudiTirunelveliDFO RecommendedThe proposed project area is around 0.17688 ha of Forest land in Mullakadu RF. The Project comprises of Power plant to be established with an area of 36.81 ha located non forest land and an area of 0.17688ha of Forest land is proposed for laying to running Coal conveyer Gallery and Sea water pipeline for Cooling the power plant, the proposed Conveyor from Coal Jetty be taken to Power Plant only is the choice taken across the Korampallam canal. There is flora and fauna is available in that area like Mangrove trees standing in the proposed area. No protected Archeogical site is situated nearby. The land required also is only a barest minimum. HENCE RECOMMENDED
TirunelveliCF RecommendedThe area proposed for diversion is 0.17688 Ha. The proposed area is about 8.8m vide and 201m length on the southern side of an existing bridge across the Korampallam canal. The area is partially vegetated with Mangrove spread partially slushy and water logged due to being in tidal zone. No protected archaeological site is situated nearby. The area proposed for diversion is bare minimum.Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommended and no felling of naturally grown trees to be done.
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 SecretaryRecommended07/05/2019 Recommended for a period of twenty years State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiRegional Office4-TNB037/2019-CHN28/05/2019
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/TN/Pipeline/34620/2018PIPELINE346202018507686714186743.527 Jun 2019SBIN319178859654Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (Challan)
FP/TN/Pipeline/34620/2018PIPELINE346202018507686714499970.527 Jun 2019SBIN319178859654Corporation BankNEFT/RTGS (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/Pipeline/34620/201802 Jul 2019No DataCA land is not mandatorily required for this project.
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/TN/Pipeline/34620/201803 Jul 2019
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/TN/Pipeline/34620/2018Stage II approval requested 30 Jul 2019
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/Pipeline/34620/201823 Aug 2019APPROVED