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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But this report was tagged anti-development too by many who fear that their livelihood and interests will be affected. The member Working Group is headed by Dr. Now the Karnataka government has informed the Centre that it has rejected the Kasturirangan Report. In his letter to C. 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.

Kasturirangan Panel Report on Western Ghats , Discuss by Arushi Agarwal

This Ghats contains enormous wealth of beautiful species and trees. And it is in this background that another committee was appointed to study Gadgil Report, review and suggest measures for implementation. And remember that protests often are not due to love towards the environment, but often because of fear of eviction or loss of livelihood. Due to these confusions between these two reports provided here are really suffered by people like me who stays in these said ESA.


Meghalaya man held for killing, eating protected monkey species. People now fear that due to illegal mining they would get evicted indirectly. Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Contactus Work with us Advertise with us Contact Us. Hence I would request the Union Government and the ministry of Environment and Forests to consider the following points for most favorable and immediate action: The employment gets snatched away with this recommendation.

Kasturirangan report of the state.

He prescribed that the existing sanctuaries and ESZ-1 would together cover 60 percent of this landscape. Kerala overlooks environmental aspects of proposed small hydropower plants. ESA Ecologically Sensitive Zone is a type of area which needs special protection and concern because of its landscape, wildlifefertile land, some historical values etc.

To the notice of all future committees and commissions! Gadgil said a major difference was that Kasturirangan panel made an ‘unconstitutional statement’ in his report, saying “that the local community in the hills cannot have any say in economic decision making. The kasturiranvan 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 Ghatz Ghats, is ravaged by floods and landslides.

Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report – The Hindu

News Implementation of Western Ghats reports will be stopped: Also, there are comments on a lighter note. Press Trust of India. 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. This post is longer than most of our previous articles but read till the end to get your basics kasturirabgan.


Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats

People asked for a copy, but the ministry said it could not be given. It was not available for public discussion as expected by Gadgil committee members.

This panel recommended banned development of any township or construction over the size of 20, sq m in this ESA zone.

Ramanath Rai, had recently urged the Centre against implementing the recommendations of the report noting that, implementation of report will have an impact on villages in 20, sq km of Western Ghats region in Karnataka.

Women’s Wall in Kerala: Red industries which are highly polluting be strictly banned in these areas. It is tough to achieve a perfect balance.

Ministry of environment and forests kept the Gadgil report in safe custody for eight months with them. Gadgil said when he contacted Kasturirangan, he had claimed certain things in his database it was superior to the WGEEP database.

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By taking cognizance of the objections raised, the Ministry of Environment and Forests appointed another Committee headed by Dr Kasturirangan.