Former district in-charge minister B Ramanath Rai has urged the Central Government not to implement the recommendations of Kasturirangan. Report of the high level working group on Western Ghats . News | Bandh in Kerala against Kasturirangan panel report on Western Ghats. Submission Certificate of the Report of HLWG i. Preface ii – iv constituted a Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP). The mandate of.

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Funds for treating solid waste cut 46 per cent 20 Apr, That is a reduction of 17, sq km in the top priority segment. Retrieved from ” https: The state cabinet decided to cpmmittee to the Centre, pointing out that all the gram panchayats in the region had advised the state to oppose the recommendations.

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.

The problem was that most people had not read it. The government accepts this Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats prepared by K Kasturirangan which led by other member groups.

Committre you read these repodt Now, according to the Gadgil report, the ESZ-1 areas add up to approximately 77, sq km 60 percent of 1,29, sq km. The Kasturirangan report only more or less talks about government controlled forests and how to protect those.

So it is for our own survival that we have to protect the forests, but forests or natures do not require human beings. No instruction from Centre on new education policy; we are working on our own: The forest area falling within the ESA would also cover 4, villages across the six states.


Near total enrollment, improved infra; So what’s the problem with our education system? The human resource development HRD ministry had, in June last year, set up the panel under Kasturirangan.

The economic impact of forest Who bothers to read a page report, that too in English, uh!

The government is willing to work with the UN and the Red Cross to frame projects to be funded by them. Subscribe to our mailing list. This statement has again brought the debate — development vs environment — back into the mainstream.

Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats

This panel has not recommended a ban on hydroelectric projects in the zone which was banned in Gadgil report. Though there are many who treat Kasturirangan report as a more practical report, the truth is that Gadgil report was not anti-farmer. Gadgil said when he contacted Kasturirangan, he had claimed certain things in his database it was superior to the WGEEP database. Around erport, sq km of Western Ghats, spread across six states, should be turned into a no-go area for commercial activities, Kasturirangan panel has said.

Ground realities are kasturkrangan and the hills are slowly becoming unlivable.

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

With the central government deciding to implement the Kasturirangan Committee report on the Western Ghats, there were several protests in Kerala. So, we should take a pledge not to destroy commiytee environment. By and large, they gave no special attention to water resources”, he said. The main criticism faced by Gadgil Committee report was that it was more reoprt and not concern about realities.


Emotions, nostalgia run high on eve of Hyderabad High Court bifurcation. Panel had suggested declaring 1, villages along Western Ghats as ecologically-sensitive areas.

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Kasturirangan Panel Report on Western Ghats , Discuss by Arushi Agarwal

The six states that share the range are trying their level best to bring down the area under the proposed ESAs in the Western Ghat ranges. He said that Kasturirangan, who headed the member high high-level working group, constituted to examine the WGEEP report, had not shown ‘scientific courtesy’ to ask him about what was done by WGEEP before iasturirangan his panel’s work on its recommendations.

CEC report on alleged illegal diversion of forest lands for non-forest uses And wherever there is water, it is highly polluted. It has banned development of any cmomittee or construction over the size of 20, sq m in the ESA zone.

Even those who opposed the Gadgil Committee report now want it in place of the Kasturirangan Committee report. Kasturirangna from the original on 1 November So guess who intervened by this time? Gadgil also said the Kasturirangan report did not give special attention to the water resources in the Western Ghats.