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/TRANS/34435/2018   (ii). Name of Project for which Forest Land is required : 765kV D/C (Hexa) Ranchi- Medinipur Transmission Line (WB)   (iii). Short narrative of the proposal and Project/scheme for which the forest land is required : In the present scheme a transmission line is to be constructed from Ranchi 765/400 kV Substation in Jharkhand to Medinipur 765/400kV Substation in WB. This line is very much vital in view of strengthening of Transmission system for the state of WB & JH.   (iv). State : West Bengal   (v). Category of the Proposal : Transmission Line   (vi). Shape of forest land proposed to be diverted : Linear   (vii). Estimated cost of the Project(Rupees in lacs) : 40400   (viii). Area of forest land proposed for diversion(in ha.): 17.876   (ix). Non-forest land required for this project(in ha.): 995.835   (x). Total period for which the forest land is proposed to be diverted(in years): 50
A-2. Details of User Agency
  (i). Name : POWERGRID MEDINIPUR JEERAT TRANSMISSION LIMITED   (ii). Address1 : CF-17, Action Area 1C, Newtown, Rajarhat, Kolkata - 700156   (iii). Address2 : NIL   (iv). State : West Bengal   (v). District : Hooghly   (vi). Pin : 700156   (vii). Landmark : Rajarhat   (viii). Email address : powergrid.gbt@gmail.com   (ix). Landline Telephone No. : 33-23242850   (x). Fax No. : 33-   (xi). Mobile No. : 9831798255   (xii). Website (if any) : NIL   (xiii). Legal status of User Agency : Central PSU
A-3. Details of Person Making Application
  (i). First Name: BHABATARAN   (ii). Middle Name: NIL   (iii). Last Name: GHOSH   (iv). Gender: Male   (v). Designation: CEO   (vi). Address 1: CF-17, Action Area 1C, Newtown, Rajarhat, Kolkata-700156   (vii). Address 2: NIL   (viii). State: West Bengal   (ix). District: North 24 Parganas   (x). Tehsil: Rajarhat   (xi). Pin: 700156   (xii). Landmark: Rajarhat   (xiii). Email Address: bghosh62@gmail.com   (xiv). Landline Telephone No.: 33-23242852   (xv). Fax No.: NIL   (xvi). Mobile No.: 9831798255   (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.Purulia1.862115.053
2.Kangsabati (South)1.827317.73
3.Bankura (South)14.187563.052
Total17.876995.835
B-2.2 Details of Districts involved
District wise breakup
S.no District Name Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1.Purulia3.689432.783
1.Bankura14.187563.052
Total17.876995.835
B-2.3 Village wise breakup
Villages wise breakup
S.no Village Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Brindabanpur1.3792.439
2Bela0.48312.726
3Lanka0.6019.221
4Punrru0.31518.15
5Kadma0.6827.355
6Bhalubasa0.22921.12
7biradihi1.5282.667
8Palasbani0.5175.943
9Muragram0.78410.877
10Nagrasole1.5783.737
11Kashipur2.8157.035
12Sabubad0.7918.602
13Dahala1.33921.595
14Kadamara0.0341.784
15Lakhyatapal1.5777.813
16Budhadhara3.26.973
17Kharkhari0.0242.107
Total 17.876 150.144
B-2.4 Component wise breakup
Component wise breakup
S.no Component Forest Land(ha.) Non-Forest Land(ha.)
1Purulia-Brindabanpur1.3792.439
2Purulia-Bela0.48312.726
3Kansabati- Lanka0.6019.221
4Kansabati-Punrru0.31518.15
5Kansabati-Kadma0.6827.355
6Kansabati- Bhalubasa0.22921.12
7Bankura- Biradihi1.5282.667
8Bankura-Palasbani0.5175.943
9Bankura-Muragram0.78410.877
10Bankura-Nagrasole1.5783.737
11Bankura- Kashipur2.8157.035
12Bankura-Sabubad0.7918.602
13Bankura-Dahala1.33921.595
14Bankura-Kadamara0.0341.784
15Bankura-Lakhyatapal1.5777.813
16Bankura-Budhadhara3.26.973
17Bankura-Kharkhari0.0242.107
Total 17.876 150.144
C. Maps of forest land proposed to be diverted
Division 1. : Purulia
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 1.862   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : Two
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).
1.1.379    View File
2.0.483    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. : Kangsabati (South)
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 1.827   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : Four
Segment wise details
Segments Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of Segments
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1.0.601    View File
2.0.315    View File
3.0.682    View File
4.0.229    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 3. : Bankura (South)
  (i). Area of forest land proposed to be diverted(in ha.) : 14.187   (ii). Nature of the Project: Linear   (b). No. of Segments : Eleven
Segment wise details
Segments Segment Area(in ha.) Kml File of Segments
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1.1.528    View File
2.0.517    View File
3.0.784    View File
4.1.578    View File
5.2.815    View File
6.0.791    View File
7.1.339    View File
8.0.034    View File
9.1.577    View File
10.3.20
11.0.0241
  (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: Yes   (a). Copy of map indicating location of alternative examined:
E. Employment likely to be generated
  (i). Whether the Project is likely to generate employment ?: Yes   (ii). Permanent/Regular Employment(Number of persons): 20   (iii). Temporary Employment(Number of person-days): 150000
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?: Yes   (a). Copy of Cost-Benefit analysis:
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? : Yes   (a). Copy of documentry evidence in support of settlement of rights under the Forest Rights Act,2006 on the forest land proposed to be diverted:
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
Documents
S.No Documents
Remarks
1Undertakings
2Section 68(1) Electricity Act 2003
3Alternative Routes Purulia Forest Division
4Alternative Routes Bankura South Forest Division
5FRA Certificates
6Authorization Letter
7Alternative Routes Kansabati Forest Division