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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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Emotions, nostalgia run high on eve of Hyderabad High Court bifurcation. Interestingly, two reports on preserving the Western Ghats and stopping degradation — one submitted by Madhav Kasturirangsn in and the later one submitted by Mr.

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

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.

I am surprised that a man of his stature put such statement on his report”, he said. Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year.

We respect your thoughts and views! In view of the environmental sensitivity and ecological significance of the Western Ghats, as well as possible impacts of climate change on this region, the MoEF constituted the WGEEP through an order dated March 4, But rdport and prohibition are different things and a complete ban on minimum necessary use of chemical fertilisers cannot be accepted by peasantry.

Due to these confusions between these two reports provided here are really suffered by people like me who stays in these said ESA. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress. Related Topics Bengaluru Environment Karnataka climate change. Gadgil also said the Kasturirangan report did reporg give special attention to the water resources in the Western Ghats.


The ministry has subsequently asked the panel to include in its mandate an examination of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts, Gundia and Athirappilly hydroelectric projects, and a moratorium on new mining licenses in Goa. Meghalaya man kasturirrangan for killing, eating protected monkey species. Environment ministry asks states to submit responses on Western Ghats kasturiangan June 15 6 May, Later, the central government sought the opinion of the five states in implementing the report.

He never did it. Interacting with the audience after delivering a speech on ‘sustainable rebuilding of Kerala’ at a function organised by the Indian Association of Lawyers here, he said there were differences between the two reports on the Western Ghats.

Dialogues were still on and the government had asked the state governments to submit their views on the report. K Kasturirangan Member, Planning Commission and includes environmental experts and other professionals as its members. Environmentalists want their domain to be predominant while politicians and industry voice diametrically opposite view. The high-level panel had recommended that the hill tracts with high population densities be kept out of the ESA ambit.

This was the immediate provocation for the agitation. In his letter on August 16 to C. You are here Home. The economic impact of forest Forest land, agriculture areas, plantations and inhabited lands have been demarcated separately. They convinced the people against the report in their favour.

He knows me for last 30 years. The State government has told the Centre, two days before the deadline to submit recommendations on demarcation of ecologically-sensitive areas ESAsthat it disagrees with the K. The Kasturirangan panel, on the other hand, adopted the criteria followed by the Western Ghats Development Programme of the Planning Commission and identified talukas as its Western Ghats landscape, which worked out to 1,64, sq km.


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The people who stays in those areas are directly feared of their livelihood. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress. Now there are many leakages and kasgurirangan is a water shortage. Mountains of Kerala Mountains of Maharashtra.

Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report

It is quite natural that people denied of basic socio-economic development will be compelled to evacuate in future. As you all know, the need of the hour is sustainable development.

In another decade or so, Western Ghats are going to be devoid of forests and water and that will deprive the entire population of their livelihood. The Kasturirangan report only more or less talks about government controlled forests and how to protect those.

Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report – The Hindu

Recognition of forest rights and livelihoods of tribal communities. Your email address will not be published. The teakwood plantations create hostile environment to both flora and fauna, make forests arid, prevent kasturirqngan undergrowth and lead to desertification; they are thus the major reason thrusting wild animals to human habitats in search of food and drinking water.

Excessive use of chemical fertilisers is not an issue specific to Western Ghats alone; it relates to the entire country and the world. Retrieved from ” https: 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. ET EnergyWorld A one stop platform that caters to the pulse of the pulsating energy.