PART-II
(To be filled by the concerned Deputy Conservator of Forest)
State Serial No. of proposal : WB-011/2022
1. Location of the project/Scheme : West Bengal
 (i) State / Union Territory : West Bengal  (ii) District : Jalpaiguri  (iii) Forest Division : Jalpaiguri  (iv) Area of forest land proposed for diversion (in ha.) : 0.4278  (v)

Category of the Proposal: Optical Fibre Cable
2. Legal status of forest land proposed for diversion
S. No. DivisionForest Land(ha.)Legal Status
1Jalpaiguri0.4278Reserved Forest
Total 0.4278
Division 1. : Jalpaiguri
3. District wise area to be diverted in the division
S. No. DistrictArea(ha.)
1Jalpaiguri0.4278
Total0.4278
4. Details of Vegetation available in the forest land proposed for diversion
 (i) Density of vegetation
S. No. Area(in ha.)Density Eco-Class
10.42780.6Eco 1
Total. 0.4278


(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.
1Others000000
Total 0 00 00 0
Sub Total (No of Trees.) 0


5. Working plan prescription for the forest land proposed for diversion : Sal & Misc. Working Circle.
6. Brief note on vulnerability of the forest area to erosion : Not Vulnerable
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 : Occasional Movement of Wild Elephants happens in this area. Leopard, Bison, Jungle cat, Wild boar etc are present in the forest adjacent to the proposed site
 (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): Yes
  Details of Protected Area and comments on the impact of Project on the ESZ : The nearest protected area is Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Since the proposal is underground in nature, it may not be having much significant impact on the movement of Wild animals
 (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): 14.97
Patch Wise Details
S.no Patch No.Area(ha.)Name of PF/RFRangeCompartment NoUploaded KML file of patch
110.86South Diana BlockNathuaSouth Diana Block, Nathua Beat    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 Signed Part-II
2 Three alternates routes were exploded by the User Agency and the details of these routes are attached herewith for attentions.

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.)
1Jalpaiguri3386186439318.962310.06217/07/202210.0620
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
JalpaiguriNorthernDFOYesOne17/07/2022
 NorthernCFYesOne24/08/2022
(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
JalpaiguriNorthernDFO RecommendedThe proposal is for laying the OFC and is underground in nature. May not have much impact on the movement of the wildlife in the area. The area proposed is the bare minimum and is recommended for consideration by appropriate authorities
NorthernCF RecommendedThe proposal is hereby recommended.Yes
Nodal Officer RecommendedNo tree felling involved. Recommended subject to valid FRA certificate from District Magistrate Jalpaiguri.
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
West BengalState SecretaryRecommended23/11/2022RecommendedState Govt. OfficerNo Data
17. Stage-I Clearance Report
Regional OfficeRecommendation ByMoEF File No.Date of Stage-I ClearanceClearance Letter
KolkataRegional OfficeIRO/KOL/WB/OFC/141578/202117/01/2023
18. Payment made by User Agency
Proposal No.Application No.Total Amount (Rs.)Recieved Amount (Rs.)Transaction DateTransaction IDBank NameMode of PaymentDemmand Generated By User AgencyDemmand Verified By Nodal OfficerUploaded Demand Letter
FP/WB/OFC/141578/2021OFC1415782021092218038921803892023-02-17883728Union Bank Of IndiaNEFT/RTGS (Challan)2023-02-072023-02-08
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: 0.86   (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)0.4278
  Status of CA Land so identified : Forest Area   Site Name : NIL   Location Details : NIL   Uploaded GPS File :   Uploaded Scanned copy of Map :
Status of CA Land so identified
Name of Forest. Legal Status of Forest Land
diana forestNA
20. Mutation Details Verified By Nodal Officer
Proposal No.Verified DateMutation LetterRemarks
FP/WB/OFC/141578/202114 Mar 2023No DataCA on double area of degraded forest
21. Compliance Details Submitted by User Agency
Proposal No.Compliance Details submitted on(Date)Uploaded Letter
FP/WB/OFC/141578/202114 Mar 2023
22. Compliance Details Verified by Nodal Officer
Proposal No.RemarksVerified DateUploaded Letter
FP/WB/OFC/141578/2021kindly forward to IRO Kolkata29 Mar 2023
23. Stage-II Clearance Details
Proposal No.Date of Stage-II ClearanceProposal StatusClearance Letter
FP/WB/OFC/141578/202120 Apr 2023APPROVED