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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Integrate Learning With Test-Taking! Archived from the original on Window of opportunity for government 24 Aug, The Expert Panel approached the project through a set of tasks such as:. 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.

Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. The Western Ghats acts as a huge water tank supplying water to six states.

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

The HLWG should well have recommended to the 14th Finance Commission a special food security fund to encourage social cooperatives of peasants to modernise and mechanise agriculture and animal husbandry and to establish agro-processing units and marketing networks. People got really worried. Though there are many who treat Kasturirangan report as a more practical report, the truth is kasturirabgan Gadgil report was not anti-farmer.

The people who stays in those areas are directly feared of their livelihood. They convinced the people against the report in their favour. He said that the Kerala government had already submitted its response in June. Any expression of concern for environment without a concern for human beings is nothing but hypocrisy.


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Madhav Gadgil flays Kasturirangan Committee report on Western Ghats

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. Kasturirangzn remaining 15 percent area would become ESZ The intention was to impose the Indian Environment Protection Act on all these villages. Tourism in forest areas of Western Ghats.

With the central government deciding to implement the Kasturirangan Committee report on the Western Ghats, there were several protests in Kerala. Not only by implementing the reports but also floods that they loss his lives.

National Entrepreneurship Awards Click this link and hit ‘Click to Subscribe’. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But there are tens of thousands of peasant families, including tribes, possessing agricultural land for decades in the Western Ghats region but they have deport denied land documents; many thousand families are prevented from remitting the land tax.

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. Many important rivers such as Godavari, Nethravathi, Krishna, Vaigai, Kaveri, Kunthi and numerous other water bodies originate from the Western Ghats that run parallel to the West Coast from the river Tapi in the north to Kanyakumari in the south.

Since it is type of slow death, nobody will realise it.

Going with the recommendations of the high-level panel that was headed by Mr. So, the mining lobby took advantage of this aspect and misled the people. But regulation and prohibition are different things and a complete ban on minimum necessary use of chemical fertilisers cannot be accepted by peasantry. The Kasturirangan panel had submitted its report to the Ministry on April 15, Thus no basic developmental activities including construction of schools, hospitals, government offices, libraries or even cattle sheds would be permitted in the eco-sensitive areas and other areas up to 10 km distance.


Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats – Clear IAS

This statement has again brought the debate — development vs environment — back into the mainstream. Sustainability accounting Sustainability measurement Sustainability metrics and indices Sustainability reporting Standards and certification Sustainable yield. On its part, to contain the mass protest, the Congress leadership has been propagating the lie that the MoEF has rejected the Gadgil report and accepted the Kasturirangan report.

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Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats

The much awaited crucial report on Western Ghats prepared by K Kasturirangan-led member high-level working group has been submitted to the environment ministry. In his letter on August 16 to C.

News I was dropped because I stood for Western Ghats conservation: More than 20 mha of forests are monoculture and more than But both the reports are silent on protecting the life and crops of peasantry from wild animals.