22 Nov Kasturirangan Report – a blueprint for political polarization in Kerala? . The state also plans to circulate the HLWG report’s Malayalam version. The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), also known as the Gadgil Commission The Kasturirangan report seeks to bring just 37% of the Western Ghats under the Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) zones — down from the 64% . 18 Dec The opinion of the people of Kerala will be gathered once the Union government’s notification on the Kasturi Rangan report is received by.

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More and more farmers in the mountains are selling their land to quarry contractors. The legislation should be implemented in such a way that small farmers are not troubled or they can be excluded from the purview of the Act. There is increasing realization that the WGEEP report has mooted a completely new system of governance based on ecological limits and carrying capacity of a region, democratic decentralization and a futuristic perspective of inter-generational equity.

Activists agree with the panel that there were lapses in implementing the legislation. Most of the notified land under this legislation was originally vested with the government under the Kerala Private Forests Vesting and Assignment Act of It states that as part of intensifying the protests, rallies and dharnas would be organised under the aegis of the Pashchimaghatta Jana Samrakshana Samithi Western Ghats People Protection Committee on November Root cause which disturbs Root cause which disturbs environment and its species is population explosion.


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The courts can decide on the existing cases, suggests the panel. Archived from the original on 1 November This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Anthropocene Earth system governance Ecological modernization Environmental governance Environmentalism Global catastrophic risk Human impact on the environment Planetary boundaries Social sustainability Stewardship Sustainable development.

Thousands of protestors took to streets, mainly from Idukki and Wayanad Districts. On November 13, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests MoEF directed six states, including Kerala, spanning the Western Ghats, to ban environment-damaging activities in villages identified as ecologically-sensitive areas by rngan Kasturiangan Committee.

Would anyone please advise the names of villages in the Wayanad District of Kerala affected by Gadgil report?

Press Trust of India. However, the GoK reacted late by stating that they will translate the notification when it is out and malyalam discussions in each of the ESA panchayaths. Read 1 Comments Post a Comment.

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Bandh in Kerala against Kasturirangan panel report on Western Ghats

Environmental activists and a section of malayalaam political leaders strongly oppose a few of its key recommendations.

The recommendation of the Kasturirangan panel included banning activities like mining, quarrying, construction of thermal power plants and highly polluting industries and construction of buildings spread over more than 2, square metre and townships spanning more than 50 hectares ha inside areas identified as ecologically sensitive areas ESAs.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter:. Kapikad says adivasi-dalit communities want the government to implement the Gadgil report, which has made more stringent recommendations to conserve the Western Malayala. Chief Minister Ommen Chandy has decided to convene an all party meeting to seek opinion from the various political units of the state.


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According to Kapikad, the Left does not have a strong base among the settled farmers. The Expert Panel approached the project through a set of tasks such as:.

Subscription If you are an existing Down To Earth subscriber, please log in to download digital archives. If you are not yet a Down To Earth subscriber, please click here to subscribe: Gangan verification should be done by a committee consisting of representatives from local bodies, biodiversity management committees, revenue, forest and agriculture departments.

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Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. Please advise the names of villages in Malappuram district of Kerala affected by Kasturirangan? You can further help us by making a donation. Deccan Chronicle Violent responses The incidents of violence and destruction of public property started off with the issuance of directions by the MoEF on the 13 th November under Section 5 of the Environmental Protection Act More than 60 eco-sensitive villages fall in these districts.