PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : TN-090/2018
1. Location of the project/Scheme : Tamil Nadu
 (i) State / Union Territory : Tamil Nadu  (ii) District : Theni  ,Madurai  (iii) Forest Division : Theni,Madurai  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.15  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Drinking Water
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Theni0.13Section 16
Total 0.13
Division 1. : Madurai
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Madurai0.032
Total0.032
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.0320.4Eco 4
Total. 0.032


(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 : The Proposed area falls under the Following Working Circle :- 1)Forest Protection Working Circle 2) Wildlife Management Working circle 3) Biodiversity Conservation Working Circle 4) JFM and Eco-restoration Working Circle
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : This is less prone to soil erosion as it is all along the existing road
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, Wild Boar, Peafowl.
 (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): 0
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
NO Data
(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
NIL
Division 2. : Theni
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Theni0.13
Total0.13
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.130Eco 3
Total. 0.13


(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 : Southern Dry Deciduous Scrub Forests 5A - DS 1
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
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 : 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): 0
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
110.13Aundipatty South RFAndipattyBlock No. 11    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
NIL

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.)
1Madurai3741735172527.82561226.80522/10/202026.80517.56
2Theni  324230.205105983.9094.67522105994.12530/09/202024.54127.65
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
TheniMaduraiDFOYesOne08/06/2020
MaduraiMaduraiDFOYesOne04.08.2020
 MaduraiCFYesOne14/02/2022
(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
TheniMaduraiDFO RecommendedThe project for diversion of 0.13Ha forest land in Aundipatty South Reserved Forest, Aundipatty Range doesn’t fall in Eco Sensitive Zone ESZ of Megamalai and Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuaries and also not falls under Ecologically Sensitive Area ESA . Proposed site doesn’t have any important monuments / heritage site and is devoid of vegetation as it is along the Madurai – Cochin National Highways. The District Collector has certified there is no alternate non forest land, the User Agency has not carried out any work in violation of provisions of Forest Conservation Act, 1980. Since the project aims to provide drinking water for Usilampatty Municipality, the diversion of 0.13Ha. of forest land may be permitted.
MaduraiMaduraiDFO RecommendedThe Project is essential for the welfare of people of Usilampatty Municipality as it supplies drinking water to the people and does not involve felling of Trees or other vegetation and is hence, Recommended.
MaduraiCF RecommendedThere is no felling of trees involved in this proposal. The proposed forest area doesn’t fall in any Eco Sensitive Zone, Wildlife sanctuary, National park and Tiger Reserve. Based on the recommendation of the District Forest Officer, Madurai and Theni the diversion of forest land to an extent of 0.1632 ha in Madurai and Theni Forest Division 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 SecretaryRecommended27/06/2022RecommendedState Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
ChennaiState GovernmentTN090/201806/06/2022
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/WATER/27069/2017WATER27069201786015311015311022 Jul 2022676695Union 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/WATER/27069/201702 Sep 2022No DataMutation details uploaded by the User Agency is verified. since the area required for diversion is less than one ha.
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/TN/WATER/27069/201708 Sep 2022
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/TN/WATER/27069/2017Request for Stage-II final approval.08 Dec 2022
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/TN/WATER/27069/201706 Jan 2023APPROVED