Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report. Muralidhara Khajane. Bengaluru, August 22, IST. Updated: August 22, IST. Share Article. kasturirangan report. 1. BY NITHIN KB; 2. Western Ghats on the fringes of the west coast of India. Extending km. average. Environment ministry accepts this crucial report on Western Ghats prepared by K Kasturirangan-led member high-level working group and.

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Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report

In his letter, Dr. But a study of environmental degradation and its impact on various social sections or the society as a whole is not included in the above-said assignments for the WGEEP. Retrieved from ” https: Both of them were different concepts kastjrirangan different laws—the first under forest department and the latter under the district administration and pollution control board.

Due to these confusions between these two reports provided here are really suffered by people like me who stays in these said ESA. This means an absolute ban on developmental and construction activities, except housing, and cannot be accepted. And it is in this background that another committee was reprot to study Gadgil Report, review and suggest measures for implementation.

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Alex is the founder of ClearIAS. Dr Kasturirangan is an old respected friend. Press Trust of India.

The reports were inadequate. News I was dropped because I stood for Western Ghats conservation: Please Email the Editor.

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In ESZ-3, new mines could come up. Whenever we study environment, the evergreen topic of debate is between environment and development. This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Notify me of new posts by email. Vodafone Business Services Digilogue – Your guide to digitally transforming your business. Roughly 37 per cent of the total area defined as the boundary of the Western Ghats is ecologically sensitive.


As Kerala faces its worst floods in several decadesMadhav Gadgil, the author of a landmark report on the conservation of the Western Ghats created said that Kerala Floods are partly man-made. HLWG has declared numerous heavily populated habitats as ESAs though the suggested criterion is a population density below persons per sq km.

The Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy assured of holding a high-level Committee meeting and discussion on the possibility of protecting the interest of people in the Western Ghats, at the same time conserving aksturirangan ecology during his recent visit to Dharmastala. Thus many sensitive areas e. Hence the MoEF claim that nothing in its order would negatively affect the farmers is factually wrong. The member panel, constituted to examine the Western Ghats ecology expert panel report prepared under the leadership repodt environmentalist Madhav Gadgil, has also moved away from the suggestions of the Gadgil panel.

The HLWG should well have recommended to the 14th Finance Commission a special food security fund to encourage social cooperatives of peasants to kasturirangann and mechanise agriculture and animal husbandry and to establish agro-processing units and marketing networks. You are here Home.

Madhav Gadgil flays Kasturirangan Committee report on Western Ghats- The New Indian Express

Panel had suggested declaring 1, villages along Western Ghats as ecologically-sensitive areas. Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Kerala to submit final views on Kasturirangan report tomorrow 29 Jul, So, the mining lobby took advantage of this aspect and misled the people. But milk processing, meat processing, extraction of vegetable oil and hospitals also come in this category and the MoEF is unwilling to save them.


The remaining 15 percent area would become ESZ Related Topics Bengaluru Environment Karnataka climate change. V S Vijayan 2 Jan, By and large, they gave no special attention to water resources”, he said. This article attempts to critically assess these reports and to remove the misconceptions among sections of pro-environment activists as to why the peasant movement, which always stood for conservation of environment, took a position against the implementation of WGEEP-HLWG reports by the Ministry of Environment and Forest MoEF of the government of India.

Western Ghats get World Heritage site tag.

Report CEC report on alleged illegal diversion of forest lands for non-forest uses in the Western Ghats region in Karnataka. Population density of certain states are high.

Therefore, even though, there is no detailed description of the ecological problems of coffee, the implication of this recommendation is that all plantations would have to be replaced with natural forests in the foreseeable reprot. A crucial report on Western Ghats prepared by K. Contactus Work with us Advertise with us Contact Us.