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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Are the Meghalaya miners victims of India’s regional bias? Whenever we study environment, the evergreen topic of debate is between environment and development. Printable version Jan 1, Meanwhile, former Forest Minister B. The Western Ghats is a mountain range and an important geological landform spread along the west coast of India.
The Kasturirangan report only more or less talks about government controlled forests and how to protect those. Following protests by various groups and political parties against its recommendations,the government constituted the Kasturirangan committee to examine the WGEEP report. Kerala overlooks environmental aspects of proposed small hydropower plants. This statement has again brought the debate — development vs environment — back into the mainstream.
Madhav Gadgil to study about preservation of ecology, environment development and sustaining the ecosystem of the Western Ghats, keeping in view the rich and unique biodiversity. The same happened with both these reports. Kasturirangan Committee Report Western Ghats. He knows me for last 30 years.
Subscribe to our mailing list. The main mistake done in this report that they included ecologically non-sensitive areas under ESA, and left out many kssturirangan sensitive areas. People asked for a copy, but the ministry said it could not be given. It proposes protecting 90 per cent of the region’s ‘natural landscape’ as ecological ghahs area. Then the matter is taken to the Delhi high court and only when the court passed an order, the ministry released the report!
Retrieved from ” https: Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Therefore any developmental activity should be given permission so that it would not disturb the lifestyle and ecology of the region. When he started I thought it is proper scientific courtesy since his work was to take our report further he would ask. Recognition of forest rights and livelihoods of tribal communities.
The Gagdil Committee report was criticised for being excessively environment-friendly and not in tune with the ground realities. Chairman of this Kasturirangan Panel committee.
Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Madhav Gadgil submitted a report to the Government of India with stringent conditions, affecting lakhs of farmers in the region. View more on Western Ghats. Women’s Wall in Kerala: Save the Western Ghats.
If Gadgil report laid too much importance to the environment, Kasturirangan report was biased towards ghatss. Anthropocene Earth system governance Ecological modernization Environmental governance Environmentalism Global catastrophic risk Human impact on the environment Planetary boundaries Social sustainability Stewardship Sustainable development.
It is the home of many endangered plants and animals. Finally it was put in public domain and also disseminated to all stakeholders including the six Western Ghats states including Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for feedback and comments.
The climate is humid and tropical in the lower reaches to the sea. Environmentalists want their domain to be predominant while politicians and industry voice diametrically opposite view.
Such impractical inclusion of important services and activities is a total injustice to the people. Western Ghats — Tehelka.
So it is for our own survival that we erport to protect the forests, but forests or natures do not require human beings. Kerala panel seeks dilution of Kasturirangan report, stirs controversy. 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. The 25 percent lowest priority areas would be marked as ESZ-3 to allow all developmental activities with precautions. Gadgil Commission submitted the report on 31 August