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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Kerala rain, floods LIVE updates: Environmentalists want their domain to be predominant while politicians and industry voice diametrically opposite view. People have better living right than animals. In one of the demonstrations, in Kozhikode district, I think, the stone quarrying mafia organised stone pelting against the demonstrators. The report met with resistance from the ,adhav of all six stakeholder states.
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. The Gadgil panel had recommended a blanket approach consisting of guidelines for sector-wise activities, which could be permitted in the ecologically sensitive zones.
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Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats
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Are the Meghalaya miners victims of India’s regional bias? The Kasturirangan report only more or less talks about government controlled forests and how to protect those. He never did”, Gadgil said. Inafter we had submitted our report, there were many demonstrations against stone quarrying in Kerala. Since it is type of slow death, nobody will realise it. Read Leading rescue, fishermen who braved Ockhi. Then the matter is taken to the Delhi high court and only when the court passed an order, the ministry released the report!
Kerala floods is man-made calamity: Madhav Gadgil – Kerala Floods News
Even all species have same living rights like us so please coaprate to conserve our last bit of our breathing land rather than opposing it……. Kerala tragedy partly man made: In its detailed report bhats inthe Gadgil panel had suggested measures for the preservation of the natural environment of the ecologically fragile Western Ghats region. The Kasturirangan committee, which submitted its report inseverely watered down the recommendations of the Gadgil panel, effectively suggesting that only a third of the Western Ghats be identified as being wfstern sensitive.
As people turned violent and started protests, Oommen Chandy, the then Chief Minister of Kerala set up an expert committee the chairman has same first name as CM, did you see that; though he made life of UPSC aspirants difficult by appointing another committee, he made things a little easy by selecting a chairman whose first name is same as his, so that UPSC aspirants can remember: 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.
It was a great scientific violation”, he said. Retrieved 1 November Get instant access to the complete EPW archives Subscribe now. Yes, Oommen V Oommen Committee: Contactus Work with us Advertise with us Contact Us.
The committee had suggested thatkilometres of the Western Ghats be classified in three zones as per the requirement of environmental protection in the areas.
It is the home of many endangered plants and animals.
The report had recommended that the entire Western Ghats, spread over six states, ghatw Kerala, be declared ecologically sensitive — and had assigned three levels of ecological sensitivity to regions within the Ghats. Gadgil also said the Kasturirangan report did not give special attention to the water resources in the Western Ghats.
Speaking to various regional media, Madhav Gadgil has said that irresponsible environmental policy is to be weshern for the recent floods and landslides in Kerala.
How Kerala population density compares with rest of India. The Kasturirangan panel had submitted its report to the Ministry on April 15,