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What did his report say, and why did states object, leading to another In Kerala, specifically, the Kasturirangan committee had proposed an. Gadgil report and Kasturirangan report related with the Western Ghats is Since both the Athirappilly of Kerala and Gundia of Karnataka hydel project sites fall. The Kerala government on Thursday submitted a comprehensive report comprising its final views on the Kasturirangan report on the Western.

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People now fear that due to illegal mining they would get evicted indirectly.

Report on Western Ghats: Kerala submits revised recommendations – The Hindu BusinessLine

The union environment ministry on Tuesday accepted the Kerala government-appointed expert committee’s recommendation to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of ecologically sensitive areas identified by a high-level working group on Western Ghats but the Left opposition and the protesters demanded a notification. Gadgil committee had eminent ecologists kkasturirangan their report too reflected that. As you all know, the need of the hour is sustainable development.

Population density of certain states repoft high. Dec 31, Not only by implementing the reports but also floods that they loss his lives.

Gadgil Committee

Kerala opposition observes shutdown over panel report on Western Ghats. He marked 37 percent of this stretch as ESA where hazardous industries, thermal plants or mines would not be allowed.

Why was kasturrirangan Gadgil Committee set up?

Since the Uttarakhand flooding, such extreme rainfall events have led to one disaster-like situation in India every year. Notify me of new posts kasturirsngan email. Would implementation of the Gadgil report have lessened the impact of the Kerala floods?


Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Oommen Chandy 16 Nov, The member panel, constituted to examine the Western Ghats ecology expert panel report prepared under the leadership of environmentalist Madhav Gadgil, has also moved away from the suggestions of the Gadgil panel.

And it is in this background keeala another committee was appointed to study Gadgil Report, review and suggest measures for implementation.

The lobby told the people that the report was against farmers and they would have to leave the area.

Centre issued an office order in November directing immediate implementation of five proposals in the Kasturirangan report. Archived from the original on 1 November Finally it was put in public domain and also disseminated to all stakeholders including the six Western Ghats states including Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for feedback and comments.

Forest land, agriculture areas, plantations and inhabited lands have been demarcated separately. It proposed that this entire area be designated as ecologically sensitive area ESA. What a year has been!

The report pointed out that with nearly 70 per cent of water being contaminated, India is placed at th amongst countries in the water quality index. The reports were inadequate.

Report on Western Ghats: Kerala submits revised recommendations

Local resistance groups in upland areas, where thousands are settled for generations farming small pieces of lands, have extended support to the protest. No instruction from Centre on new education policy; we are working on our own: Environment ministry asks states to submit responses on Western Ghats by June 15 6 May, Thiruvarur Assembly seat polls on January Natarajan said that the recommendations would be looked into urgently so that action can be taken to address these challenges.


V S Vijayan 2 Jan, The court ordered that all the reports should be put on websites. According to the Kasturirangan report, a total of 13, sq km, including stretches in villages in Kerala, was proposed to be demarcated as ecologically fragile land under the ESA.

He said the state expected that the Centre would accept the revised recommendations while issuing the final notification. Kfrala committee submitted its report in April This post is longer than most of our previous articles but read till the end to get your basics right.

Construction of resorts and illegal felling of trees by the timber lobby Read Post a comment. The reports were neither available in the public domain nor the opinion of states was asked. Building a new Kerala: Due to these confusions between these two reports provided here are really suffered by people like me who teport in these said ESA. It was only this part that the committee said needed to be classified as ecologically sensitive area ESA.