31 Aug Panel Members. Prof. Madhav Gadgil the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel by the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the The report embodies among other things (i) categorization of the Western Ghats into three. 26 May Gadgil, M. (). Report of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, Part I. New Delhi: Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of. 31 Aug Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, said that the recommendations of the Kasturirangan committee contains.

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The member Working Group, headed by Planning Commission member Kasturirangan, has environmental experts and other professionals as its members.

Madhav Gadgil flays Kasturirangan Committee report on Western Ghats

However, there was one particular recommendation that was more contentious than the rest. Your email address will not be published.

Lyca Productions shows a glimpse of Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Indian 2’. However, conservationists had issues with the dilutions in the Kasturirangan report. Home Explained Kerala floods: The Western Ghats needs high attention ghatd the sustainability aspect of whole India and especially South India.

As Kerala faces its worst floods in several decadesMadhav Gadgil, the author of a landmark report on the conservation of the Western Ghats created said that Kerala Floods are partly man-made. Sri Lanka lose half side in run chase 17 mins ago.


Kerala Floods Were Predicted by Gadgil Committee Report in

But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. Gadgil said when he contacted Kasturirangan, he repoet claimed certain things in his database it was superior to the WGEEP database. He also called it a “man-made calamity”.

It was not available for public discussion as expected by Gadgil committee members. 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.

Westerh statement has again brought the debate — development vs environment — back into the mainstream.

And it is in this background that another committee was appointed to study Gadgil Report, review and suggest measures for implementation. Even if the state governments repogt begun implementing the recommendations in all seriousness immediately thereafter, it is not clear what activities would have stopped.

August 22, 7: Who bothers to read a page report, that too in English, uh! He also pointed out that quarrying is a major reason for the mudslides and landslides. Suggestions and comments were received from a number of others as well. Kerala rain, floods LIVE updates: Sadly, reality is yet to catch up.

Their activities, together with rainfall and features of the soil, have increased the incidence of landslides. At least people have lost their ghat and over two lakh people are in relief camps.


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He writes on Environment, Clim In Februarythe environment gadgi had issued a draft notification accepting certain recommendations of the Kasturirangan report and called on the governments of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to oversee their implementation. The total area in this boundary came to 1,29, square km, running about 1. Free download Guidance and Strategies: This post is longer than most of our previous articles but read till the end to get your ghts right.

Unusually high rainfall since early August in Kerala has led to statewide floods taking several lives and causing severe damage.

Alongside such biodiversity, the ghats also support about 50 million people. Trump wants H-1B visas in more highly-skilled as opposed to outsourcing roles: Now, according to the Gadgil report, the ESZ-1 areas add up to approximately 77, sq km 60 percent of 1,29, sq km. Views Read Edit View history. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.