FORM - A
Form for seeking prior approval of Central Government under section 2 of the Forest(Conservation) Act,1980 for Diversion of fresh forest area
PART - I
(To be filled up by User Agency)
A. General Details
A-1. Project Details
  (i). Proposal No. : FP/WB/Others/154900/2022   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : CBM Raniganj   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : EOGEPL have drilled around 348 CBM Gas wells in non-forest Land & further have planned to drill CBM Gas wells, construct approach road & laying of pipeline within Forest land of 17.6962 Ha. Post inspection, proposal revised to 12.5492 ha spread over 12 mouzas in Paschim Burdwan for 54 wells in 16 we   (iv). State : West Bengal   (v). Category of the Proposal : Others   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Hybrid   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 32400   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 12.5492   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 0   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 25
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : ESSAR OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : 2nd Floor Essar House, 11 K K Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : Maharashtra   (v). District : Mumbai City   (vi). Pin : 400034   (vii). Landmark : NIL   (viii). Email address : eogepl@essar.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 91-92335048   (x). Fax No. : 91-34325322   (xi). Mobile No. : 9819730990   (xii). Website (if any) : www.essar.com   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Private
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: Sanjay Kumar   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: NIL   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: Vice president   (vi). Address 1: Main Compressor Station (MCS), Village & PO Malandighi, Malandighi - Hariki Road.   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: West Bengal   (ix). District: paschim Bardhaman   (x). Tehsil: kanksa   (xi). Pin: 713212   (xii). Landmark: NIL   (xiii). Email Address: hsecbmraniganj@essarenp.co.in   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 91-3432532202   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 8001509555   (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
S.no Proposal Status. Proposal No. Moef File No. Area Proposed for Diversion(Ha.) Area Diverted(Ha.) Date of In-Principle Approval Date of Final Approval
NIL
B-2. Details of forest land proposed to be diverted
B-2.1 Details of Divisions involved
Details of Divisions involved
S.no Division Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Burdwan10.3750
2.Durgapur2.17420
Total12.54920
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.paschim Bardhaman12.54920
Total12.54920
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Akandara0.77350
2Bandra1.7110
3Keshabpur2.01750
4Rajkusum0.4160
5Tilakchandrapur0.8240
6Saraswatiganj0.0470
7Banshia0.37750
8Parulia0.95950
9Bistupur3.89850
10Malandighi0.68750
11Gopdanga0.73970
12Baragaria0.09750
Total 12.5492 0
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1EDN 360 pipeline0.1360
2EDE-326 Approach Road0.08650
3EDE - 330 Approach Road0.040
4EDE 333 Approach Road0.3740
5EDI 338 Approach Road0.0660
6EDI 348 Approach Road0.290
7EDN 349 Approach Road0.32750
8EDH 356 Approach Road0.35350
9EDI 355 Approach Road0.12750
10EDN 358 Approach Road0.320
11EDN 361 Approach Road0.0750
12EDE 127 Approach Road0.11750
13EDN 132 Approach Road0.720
14EDE 307 Approach Road0.10750
15EDD 365 Pipeline0.09470
16EDC 241 Approach Road0.55950
17EDD 248 Approach Road0.09750
18EDI 411 Approach Road0.37750
19EDD 364 Approach Road0.2250
20EDC 2410.40
21EDN 3600.420
22EDE 3260.360
23EDE 3300.560
24EDE 3330.420
25EDI 3380.360
26EDI 3430.640
27EDN 3480.560
28EDN 3490.420
29EDH 3560.420
30EDI 3550.560
31EDN 3580.360
32EDN 3610.360
33EDN 3620.560
34EDN 3630.420
35EDI 343 Approach Road0.8140
36EDD 3650.420
Total 12.5492 0
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Burdwan
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 13.6575   (ii). Nature of the Project: Hybrid   (a). No. of patches : One
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.6.42    View File
  (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).
1.3.955    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:
Division 2. : Durgapur
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 4.0387   (ii). Nature of the Project: Hybrid   (a). No. of patches : One
Patch wise details
Patch No. Area of Patch(in ha.) Kml File of PatchesTo view KML file on google the same may be downloaded and then open if in google earth install in your computer.
1.0.82    View File
  (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).
1.1.3542    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: EOGEPL already Surveyed 45 well pad location and b
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 150   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 7200
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 ? : Yes   (a). Status of the Environmental Clearance to the Project: EC obtained   (b). Environmental Clearance File No.: J-11011/491/2011-IA-II(I)   (c). Copy of Environmental Clearance to the Project:   (d). Date of grant of Environmental Clearance to the Project: 2013-26-02
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?: Yes   (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 ?: No   (iii). No. of districts involved for raising Compensatory Afforestation: 1   (iv). No. of patches: Two
District 1. : Bankura
  (a). Village: Dhatala   (b). Area(in ha.): 6.1392   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Plot No 1775   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
District 2. : Bankura
  (a). Village: Shaldiha   (b). Area(in ha.): 6.41   (c). Copy of KML file of the patch:     View File   (d). Khasra details: Plot Nos 3066,4587   (e). Present owner: User Agency   (f). Copy of Ownership proof:
  (v). Scanned copy of the map of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation prepared by using GPS ot Total Station:   (vi). Copy of Survey of India Toposheet in 1:50,000 scale indicating location of the land identified for creation of Compensatory Afforestation:
Additional information Details
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Revised Land details of proposed CBM well pads with Mouza
2Undertaking for payment of NPV, CA and other Cost
3Responses few specific queries of IRO, MOEF&CC, Kolkata
4comments of the CWLW
5FRA Certificate of District Magistrate & Collector, Paschim Bardhaman
6Undertaking for CA Land
7Compliance Status of "In-principle" approval of FDP 13.54 ha dated 27th Aug 2017
8Letter from Dept of L&LR, GoWB for consideration of IDT for CA land
9Water Managment Plan of CBM Raniganj Project as desired