PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-016/2023
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : Chengalpattu  (iii) Forest Division : Chengalpattu,Kancheepuram  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 4.46  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Road
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Chengalpattu,Kancheepuram4.46Reserved Forest
Total 4.46
Division 1. : Chengalpattu,Kancheepuram
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Chengalpattu4.46
Total4.46
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
14.460.3Eco 4
Total. 4.46


(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.
1Othersaaya175111
2OthersEati000120
3EucalyptusEucalyptus011161913
4OthersGlariya003100
5Madhuca indicaIlluppai001210
6OthersInktree001000
7Albizzia lebbeckKattu vagai21551288
8OthersKurinji001000
9Mimusops Elengimagizham001000
10Cassia FistulaManjalkonnai011010
11Bauhinia Parvifloramantharai011000
12OthersPungan2176412
13Sessoosissu103101
14OthersAthi000004
15BambooBamboo800000
16OthersElephant tree600000
17OthersKuthiraipudukkan011000
18OthersNaval100000
19Cassia FistulaNeruppu kondrai000100
20OthersOthiyan020000
21OthersPalm tree011000
22OthersPulian100000
23Cassia FistulaSarakondrai100000
24CasuarinaSavukku102000
25OthersSorgamaram010000
26TeakTeak100000
27OthersUsil100000
28Albezzia LabbeckVagai010202
29Aegle MarmelosVilvam100000
30OthersYanaikondrai110000
31NeemVembu112222600
Total 58 7170 5015 21
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 285


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : NIL
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : There is no erosion in this area
7. Approximate distance of the proposed site for diversion from boundary of forest(in km.) : 0.10
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 : Vandalur Reserved Forest has been declared under section 16 of the Tamilnadu Forest Act 1882. The vegetation of the area is described as ‘Vandalur Scrub’ and is dominated by thorny shrubs and hardy species. The Tambaram Eastern bypass road in the proposed forest area shall not affect the movement of birds and other species mentioned above. The RF or any portion of the proposed area is neither forming a part of National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary, Biosphere reserve and Wildlife Migration Corridor nor forming a part of Eco-Sensitive Zone of any Protected Area notified under Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
 (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
(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
1Chengalpattuvedhanarayanapuram8.9296/1
(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 Site suitability certificate
2 covering letter 21.07.23
3
4 Eastern Bypass coveringletter

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.)
1Chengalpattu43933723011.991165.9052771.18331/03/201850.002223.302
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
 ChennaiCFYesOne15/06/2023
Chengalpattu,KancheepuramChennaiDFOYesOne03/11/2022
(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
Chengalpattu,KancheepuramChennaiDFO Recommended The proposed area has been inspected on 03.11.2022 along with forest range officer and staff of Tambaram range. The proposal is a linear project and its passes through the Vandalur Reserved Forest of Tambaram Range, Chennai Forest Diveion of about 4.46 ha area in total , which includes 1.25 ha Vandalur RF under Modern Nursery Perungalathur Research wing
ChennaiCF RecommendedThere is no alternative routes available for this project. The land required is barest minimum. The proposed project is of National Importance with the intention to provide better transport facilities. 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 SecretaryRecommended04/08/2023RecommendedOthers