constituted a Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP). . requested a committee of Dr. Y.V.N Krishna Murthy, Director, Indian Institute of. Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, said that the recommendations of Dr Kasturirangan is an old respected friend. Kasturirangan Panel Report on Western Ghats, Discuss. Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan (born 24 October in Ernakulum, Kerala). Indian space.

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The reports were neither available in the public domain nor the opinion kasrurirangan states was asked. It is the home of many endangered plants and animals. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

CEC report on alleged illegal diversion of forest lands for non-forest uses Madhav Gadgil due to its anti-agrarian stance. Notify me of new posts by email. The MoEF recently came out with the order, and according to directions under Section 5 of the Environment Protection Act,bars mining in ecologically fragile areas Dd not to be confused with ESAsetting up of thermal plants and restricts buildings to less than 20, sq ft in villages mentioned in the K.

Kasturirangan Panel Report on Western Ghats , Discuss by Arushi Agarwal

The way we’re living, we are already using 2 to 3 times more of the Earth’s resources. Gadgil report Madhav Gadgil born Pune is an Indian ecologist. He knows me for last 30 years.

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They will not be able to do farming there. This Ghats contains enormous wealth of beautiful species and trees.

All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress. They all destroyed it just to get some money. The remaining 15 percent area would become ESZ The move of the State government to reject the report is significant now as it comes at a time when Kodagu district and Kerala State, a part of Western Ghats, is ravaged by floods rwport landslides. Madhav Gadgil objecting Gundia hydel project. The reports were inadequate. Both of them were different concepts under different laws—the first under forest department and the latter under the district administration and pollution control board.

The Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy assured of holding a high-level Kasturiragan meeting and discussion on the possibility of protecting the interest of bhats in the Western Ghats, at the same time conserving the ecology during his recent visit to Dharmastala. Population density of certain states are high. As Kerala faces its worst floods in several decadesMadhav Kasturirangwn, the author of a landmark report on the conservation of the Western Ghats created said that Kerala Floods are partly man-made.

The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India. Madhav Gadgil to study about preservation of ecology, environment development and sustaining the weatern of the Western Ghats, keeping in view the rich and unique biodiversity. In his vhats, Dr. He said that the Kerala government had already submitted its response in June. That is a reduction of 17, sq km in the top priority segment.

On 14th of November,a notification was issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests that they are implementing the Kasturirangan report and as a preliminary step, they are banning five items included in the Red Category Industries.


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

No main mistake done in this report that they included ecologically non-sensitive areas under ESA, and left out many ecologically sensitive areas. The Western Ghats is a mountain range and an important geological landform spread along the west coast of India.

Though there are many who treat Kasturirangan report as a more practical report, the truth is that Gadgil report was not anti-farmer. I kssturirangan further request the Union Government to urgently intervene in this matter and take all necessary steps to alleviate the crisis and bring justice to all suffering from the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report.

Kasturi Rangan report was criticized by many as that it provided loopholes for mining, which if allowed would turn detrimental to the environment, in long-term will affect development too.

If people have to remain in this world, we need nature and its resources. However, if the Centre were to form a committee, then the State government would extend cooperation. People asked for a copy, but the ministry said it could not be given.

Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats

And remember that protests often are not due to love towards the environment, but often because of fear of eviction or loss of livelihood. Are the Meghalaya miners victims of India’s regional bias? Click photo of garbage dumpers, win Rs. Click this link and hit ‘Click to Subscribe’. Even those who opposed the Gadgil Committee report now want it in place of the Kasturirangan Committee report.

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