PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-048/2022
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.) : 0.6996  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Road
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Nilgiris North0.6996Reserved Forest
Total 0.6996
Division 1. : Nilgiris North
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1The Nilgiris0.6996
Total0.6996
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.66960.15Eco 1
Total. 0.6696


(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.
1Acacia Arabicawattle000000
Total 0 00 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 0


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 : Tiger Leopard Indian Guar Sambar deer Wild boar Indian Porcupine Barking Deer Black naped hare Wild dog
 (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): 4.51
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
111.00Kambatty RFKattubettu85    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 HWL Mitigation plan

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 NorthCoimbatoreDFOYesOne05/07/2022
 CoimbatoreCFYesOne07/07/2022
(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 NorthCoimbatoreDFO RecommendedThe User Agency, the Block Development officer Kotagiri village Panchayat, Kotagiri Block has submitted the proposal for formation of cement concrete road from Naduhatty Kallatty road of Naduhatty Panchayat for diversion of 0.6996 ha of forest land in S.F.No.889 of Naduhatty Beat, Halakarai Section, Naduhatty RF of Kattabettu Range of Nilgiris Forest Division. The area of proposed project has been inspected by me along with the Forest Range Officer, Kattabettu Range on 05.07.2022 with the relevant records. The User Agency has applied for 0.6696 ha Forest land for formation of cement concrete road to a length of 2332 m 0/000 to 1/530 m & 1/718m to 2/520m and a width of 3.00 m total an extent of 0.6696 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 0.6996ha is recommended with the conditions.
CoimbatoreCF Recommendedsince no other alternate route is available other than this existing coupe road is the Reserved Forest to go to the agriculture lands which are located beyond the said RF the proposal is recommended Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedRecommendation
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 SecretaryRecommended06/09/2022State Government issued in principle approval under General Approval category, as per the provisions of Guidelines issued under Forest Conservation Act, 1980 for critical development initiatives for public utility.State Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiState Government13735/FR 10/2022-105/09/2022
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/ROAD/156883/2022ROAD15688320228551482515148251507 Nov 2022768284Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/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/ROAD/156883/202218 Nov 2022No DataNon forest CA land not insisted for the State Government Department welfare measure of road work
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/TN/ROAD/156883/202222 Nov 2022
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/TN/ROAD/156883/2022Request for Stage-II final approval.08 Dec 2022
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/ROAD/156883/202216 Mar 2023APPROVED