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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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Gadgil Committee

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Kerala overlooks environmental aspects of proposed small hydropower plants. Going with the recommendations of the high-level panel that was headed by Mr. But this report was tagged anti-development too by many who fear that their livelihood and interests will be affected.

Madhav Gadgil flays Kasturirangan Committee report on Western Ghats

The remaining 15 percent area would become ESZ People in Kerala, especially Christian organizations, strongly protested the implementation of the report since most of the farmers in the hilly regions are Christians, especially in Wayanad.

To the notice kaasturirangan all future committees and commissions! Dialogues were still on and the government had asked the state governments to submit their views on the report.


The commission submitted the report to the Government of India on 31 August No thermal power is allowed in report.

The report doesn’t give any solution or measures for revenue losses that take ewstern because of its recommendation.

Following protests by various groups and political parties against its recommendations,the government constituted the Kasturirangan committee to examine the WGEEP report. With the central government deciding to implement the Kasturirangan Committee report on the Western Ghats, there were several protests in Kerala.

Gadgil said a major difference was that Kasturirangan panel made an ‘unconstitutional statement’ in his report, saying “that the local community in the hills cannot have any say in economic decision making.

The economic impact of forest hydrological services on local wesgern It proposes protecting 90 per cent of the region’s ‘natural landscape’ as ecological sensitive area.

In ESZ-3, new mines could come up. A citizens manifesto for the ecological protection Western Ghats. It was not available for public discussion as expected by Gadgil committee members.

Ground realities are dismal and the hills are slowly becoming unlivable. Integrate Learning With Test-Taking! Interestingly, two reports on preserving the Western Ghats and stopping degradation — one submitted by Madhav Gadgil in and the later one submitted by Mr. News Western Ghats conservation: This reports recommended that no new dams based on large scale geport be permitted in Ecologically Sensitive Zone. News Implementation of Western Ghats reports will be stopped: Please Email the Editor.


It is learnt that all six States objected vehemently to the proposal by Prof. Gadgil said when he contacted Kasturirangan, he had claimed certain things in his database it was superior to the WGEEP database. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

The Gagdil Committee report was criticised for being excessively environment-friendly and not in tune with the ground realities. He never did it.

Karnataka says ‘no’ to Kasturirangan report – The Hindu

It will also disastrous for the environment. Kasturirangan report of the state. Meghalaya man held for killing, eating protected monkey species. Dr Kasturirangan is an old respected friend.

The Western Ghats is a mountain range and an important geological landform spread along the west coast of India. The three major rivers that originate in wetern Western Ghats and flow to the east are Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri etc.