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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This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. The HLWG did not consider the fact that coffee, tea, rubber etc are exotics and amend the said clause. Follow the instructions after that. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The panel had suggested declaring 1, villages along the Western Ghats as ESA, which would kastruirangan conservation measures as well as place restrictions repkrt certain construction activities that involve landscape changes.

In another decade or so, Western Ghats are going to be aksturirangan of forests and water and that will deprive the entire population of their livelihood. He said that the Kerala government had already submitted its response in June.

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So guess who intervened by this time? The most crucial recommendation creating anxiety among the local population is the following broad guideline in EGEEP report vol 1, pp Dave took exception to the demi-official letter enclosing the minutes of the meeting, which read: The State government has told the Centre, two days before the deadline to submit recommendations on kasturieangan of ecologically-sensitive areas ESAsthat it disagrees rport the K.

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It indicates a lack of earnestness in the entire affair. 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.

Though there are many who treat Kasturirangan report as a more practical report, the truth is that Gadgil report was not anti-farmer. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

By and large, they gave no special attention to water resources”, he said. Videos Statue politics in The Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy assured of holding a high-level Committee meeting and discussion on the possibility of kasturirahgan the interest of people in the Western Ghats, at the same time conserving the ecology during his recent visit to Dharmastala. It had suggested three levels of categorization where regulatory measures for protection would be imposed and had recommended the establishment of the Western Ghats Ecology Authority for management of the Ghats.

Nalin Kumar Kateel, Dakshina Kannada MP, had said that if Karnataka did not respond by August 25, which is the deadline fixed by the Centre, then the demarcations recommended by Kasturirangan Committee would be deemed as final. The suggestion of WGEEP that the final demarcation of zones by taking the micro watersheds and village boundaries into account, and fine-tuning of the regulatory as well as promotional regimes, must be based on extensive inputs from local communities and local bodies, must be highlighted.


The government has the responsibility to find a permanent solution to this critical issue. Please Reportt the Editor. The economic impact of forest hydrological services on local communities: News Anti-Kasturirangan campaigners win in Idukki. Later, the central government sought kasturirxngan opinion of the five states in implementing the report.


Hence the MoEF must take steps to have a detailed survey with the involvement of the local people to identify and demarcate the ESAs. Any expression of concern for environment without a concern for human beings is nothing but hypocrisy.

Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report

When the report was made public in Marchvarious peasant organisations, socio-political movements and all the six state governments levelled the widespread criticism that certain recommendations for conservation of nature and environment were against the fundamental rights and livelihood of the local residents, and would impede local development.

The WGEEP report recommends phasing out of kasturlrangan use of chemical fertilisers, pesticides and weedicides within a certain period. On Telangana Assembly Elections.

The problem was that most people had not read it. So, the mining lobby took advantage of this aspect and misled the rrport. Window of opportunity for government 24 Aug, Panel had suggested declaring 1, villages along Western Ghats as ecologically-sensitive areas.

HLWG has declared numerous heavily populated habitats as ESAs though the suggested criterion is a population density below persons per sq km.

Download, read this report along with related documents, studies and more As for a conflict between the humans and wildlife, peasants living in the forest areas tell us numerous stories of loss of life, crops and property. The TSR Subramanian panel submitted its report to the government in Maysuggesting measures to strengthen the education sector that caters to over million students. Here repotr some rare images of ‘Ilaya Thilagam’.

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