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

Speakers pointed to threats to the ecosystem from construction, mining, industries, real estate, and hydropower. As per the Kasthurirangan report a total of 13, sq km areas that included stretches in villages were demarcated as EFL. So, the mining lobby took advantage of this aspect and misled the people. The problem was that most people had not read it. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured the people keralla Kerala that the government would take a decision on the recommendations of the Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats conservation keeping in view the development needs of the state.

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New education policy draft finally ready, will be submitted to government by end of month The deadline for the committee tasked with drafting Birth control Family planning Control Overpopulation Zero growth. Environmentalists want their domain to be predominant while politicians and industry voice diametrically opposite view. He said the state expected that the Centre would accept the revised recommendations while issuing the final notification.


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People have better living reporrt than animals. Opposition strike over Western Ghats report hits normal life in Kerala South Press Trust of India Monday November 18, Local resistance groups in upland areas, where thousands are settled for generations farming small pieces of lands, have extended support to the protest.

It defined the boundaries of the Western Ghats for the purposes of ecological management. This was the immediate provocation for the agitation.

By using this site, you agree to the Reprt of Use and Privacy Policy. This statement has again brought the debate — development vs environment — back into the mainstream.

All the rivers are running dry now. Window of opportunity for government 24 Aug, Mamata announces sops for farmers. But this report was tagged anti-development too by many who fear that their livelihood and interests will be affected.

Following the protests, the state assembly had unanimously passed a resolution in January asking the Centre to exempt populated, agriculture and plantation araes from the ambit of ESA.

Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats

They convinced the people against the report in their favour. For example, while no mining would be allowed within ESZ- 1, existing mines could continue in ESZ-2 with a moratorium on new licences. 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.


Archived from the original on 1 November Though there are many who treat Kasturirangan report as a more practical report, the truth is that Gadgil report was not anti-farmer. No instruction from Centre on new education policy; we are working on our own: This committee submitted its report in April Retrieved from ” https: Now, according to the Gadgil report, the ESZ-1 areas add up to approximately 77, sq km 60 percent of 1,29, sq km. Would implementation of the Gadgil report have lessened the impact of the Kerala floods?

Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats – Clear IAS

Ground realities are dismal and the hills are slowly becoming unlivable. The Gadgil panel had recommended a blanket approach consisting of guidelines for sector-wise activities, which could be permitted in the ecologically sensitive zones.

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Conservation Crisis Efficiency Footprint Reclaimed. 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 kfrala group on Western Ghats but the Left opposition and the protesters demanded a keralz. The commission submitted the report to the Government of India on 31 August All Comments Your Activity.

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