Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/JK/OFC/152115/2022   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : Laying of OFC Cable From Badherwaha, Chinta to Kondlu via Jai Ghati   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : Laying of OFC Network strengthening and Providing Connectivity to Rural Areas   (iv). State : Jammu and Kashmir   (v). Category of the Proposal : Optical Fibre Cable   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 80   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 0.9343   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 0.6   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 99
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : VINDHYA TELELINKS LTD   (ii). Address1 : 2nd floor Indira theater Opp Circuit House canal road jammu   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Jammu and Kashmir   (v). District : Jammu   (vi). Pin : 180002   (vii). Landmark : Indira Theater   (viii). Email address :   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 191-2970149   (x). Fax No. : 191-   (xi). Mobile No. : 7051510709   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Arvinder   (ii). Middle Name: Pal   (iii). Last Name: Singh   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: General manager   (vi). Address 1: 2nd Floor canal Road Opp circuit house canal Road jammu   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: Jammu and Kashmir   (ix). District: Jammu   (x). Tehsil: Jammu   (xi). Pin: 180002   (xii). Landmark: Indira Theater   (xiii). Email Address:   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 191-2970149   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9797677001   (xvii). Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency:
B. Details of land required for the Project
B-1. Details of proposal seeking prior approval of Central Government under the Act for diversion of forest land for the Project already submitted in the past
List of proposal submitted in Past Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Bhaderwah Forest Division0.93430.6
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Gupt ganga to jai gati0.35430.6
2Jai gati to Kunan0.380
3Kunan to Kondlu0.20
Total 0.9343 0.6
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Laying of Optical Fiber Cable (OFC)0.93430.6
Total 0.9343 0.6
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Bhaderwah Forest Division
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 0.9343   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : One
Segment wise details
Segments Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of Segments
(To view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer).
1.0.9343    View File
  (iii). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet indicating boundary of forest land proposed to be diverted:   (iv). Scanned copy of the Geo-referenced map of the forest land proposed to be diverted prepared by using GPS or Total Station:
D. Justification for locating the Project in forest land and details of alternatives examined:
  (i). Copy of note containing justification for locating the Project in forest land:   (ii). Whether a copy of map indicating location of alternative examine is required to be provided: No   (a). Reason for not providing such map: their is no alternate path available project
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 5   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 500
F. Displacement of People due to the Project, if any
  (i). Whether Project involves displacement?: No
G. Details of Cost-Benefit analysis for the Project
  (i). Whether the Project requires Cost-Benefit analysis?: No
H. Status of Environmental Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project requires Clearance under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 ? : No
I. Status of Wildelife Clearance
  (i). Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in any Protected Area or their Eco sensitive zone? : No
J. Applicability of special provisions governing Scheduled Areas
  (i).Whether the Project or a part thereof is located in a Scheduled Area? : No
K. Status of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted
  (i). Whether the process for settlement of Rights under the Forest Rights Acts 2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted has been completed? : No
L. Details of land identified for Compensatory Afforestation
  (i). Whether non-forest or Revenue forest land is required to be provided by User Agency?: Not Applicable   (ii). Whether the area of non-forest land or Revenue forest land required to be provided by User Agency for raising Compensatory Afforestation is less than area of forest land proposed to be diverted ?: Not Applicable   (iii) . Reason for not providing Non-Forest Land: Not Applicable
Additional information Details
S.No Documents
2Reply to EDS as Joint survey has been carryout successfully with range team
3Joint Survey report of Blesha range
4Joint Survey report of Chirala range
5Joint Inspection report of Neeru Range
6Layout plan
7administrative approval (NFA)
8Undertaking for CA
9Undertaking for NPV
10Undertaking for Minimum use of forest land
11Reply to EDS dt 09 Nov 2022
12Undertaking for use of alternate land
13Revised copy of FRA
14Reply to the EDS for proposed alignment of OFC cable