Report of the WGEEP iii. Panel Members. Prof. Madhav Gadgil. Chairman. Shri B.J. Krishnan. Member. Dr. K.N. Ganeshaiah. Member. Dr. V.S. Scientist Madhav Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel In its detailed report submitted in , the Gadgil panel had. Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, said that the recommendations of the Kasturirangan committee contains.

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Also, there are comments on a lighter note. A Play in Five Acts. Kerala has been facing unusually high rainfall since early August, which has led to statewide floods killing hundreds and causing rdport damage.

Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. Connect with us Contact Us. In its detailed report submitted inmahav Gadgil panel had suggested measures for the preservation of the natural environment of the ecologically fragile Western Ghats region.

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The MoEF recently came out with the order, and according to directions under Section 5 of the Environment Protection Act,bars mining in ecologically fragile areas EFA not to be confused with ESAsetting up of thermal plants and restricts buildings to less than 20, sq ft in villages mentioned in the K.

Why Kerala fears repeat of havoc in rainfall. According to environmentalists, the committee’s recommendations were strong enough to protect the sensitive Western Ghat region. Editorial – edit epw. The commission submitted the report to the Government of India on 31 August Are the Meghalaya miners victims of India’s regional bias? It is the home of many endangered plants and animals.


Stone quarrying has become more and more rampant after that, and in the last few years it has exceeded all limits. It was not available for public discussion as expected by Gadgil committee members. This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat The Kasturirangan panel, on the other hand, adopted the criteria followed by the Western Ghats Development Programme of the Planning Commission and identified talukas as its Western Ghats landscape, which worked out to 1,64, sq km. The Kasturirangan panel had submitted its report to the Ministry on April 15, Gadgil also said the Kasturirangan report did not give special attention to the water resources in the Western Ghats.

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Here are some rare images of ‘Ilaya Thilagam’. Extensive quarrying, forest land acquisitions are reasons for the recent calamity. Emotions, nostalgia run high on eve of Hyderabad High Court bifurcation. He knows me for last 30 years. We respect your thoughts and views!

Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year. Yes, Oommen V Oommen Committee: The report’s objective assessment of the prevailing situation and the recommendations that it should be taken to all the gram sabhas, and appropriate regulatory and promotional measures decided through a bottom-up democratic process were unacceptable to madhavv currently benefiting from the perpetuation of an economy of violence.

People asked for a copy, but the ministry said it could not be given. Follow the instructions after that. Dr Kasturirangan is an old respected friend. 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 reeport contacted Kasturirangan, he had claimed certain things in his database it was superior to the WGEEP database.


By and large, they gave no special attention to water resources”, he said.

New 3 Month Subscription to Digital Archives at. Get instant access to the madhwv EPW archives Subscribe now. They attempted to first suppress and then subvert the report. With the central westwrn deciding to implement the Kasturirangan Committee report on the Western Ghats, there were several protests in Kerala. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments.

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 commencing his panel’s work on its recommendations. Western Ghats — Tehelka. In ESZ-3, new mines could come up. It had suggested three levels of categorization where regulatory measures for protection would be imposed and had recommended the om of the Western Ghats Ecology Authority for management of the Ghats.

Not only by implementing the reports but also floods that they loss his lives. They convinced the people against the report in their favour. Views Read Edit View history. Mqdhav he started I thought it is proper scientific courtesy since his work was to take our report further he would ask.