Madhav Gadgil, Submitted to ‘The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Report of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, Part I. New Delhi. Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, said that the recommendations of the Kasturirangan committee contains. The Parambikulam forest in Kerala is a part of the Western Ghats. dotcompals/ Flickr, CC BY The Gadgil panel report. Many parts of.

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Gadgil Report and Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats – Clear IAS

It was not available for public discussion as expected by Gadgil committee members. Would implementation of the Gadgil report have lessened the impact of the Kerala floods?

He also pointed out that quarrying is a major reason for the mudslides and landslides. The area is an important biological landscape. Western Ghats — Tehelka.

Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. However, there was one particular recommendation that was more contentious than the rest.

Why the Western Ghats Keep Conservationists at Loggerheads With Policymakers The landscape needs to be viewed in its entirety — and this is exactly what conservationists working in the region hoped ecological reports on landscape-based conservation efforts in the Western Ghats would bring forth.

The remaining 15 percent area would become ESZ People now fear that due to illegal mining they would get evicted indirectly.


One boy had died in that incident. To the notice of all future committees and commissions! Then the matter is taken to the Delhi high court and only when the court passed an order, the ministry released the report!

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Terms Privacy About Us Subscribe. Roughly 37 per cent of the total area defined as the boundary of the Western Ghats is ecologically sensitive. Ground realities are dismal and the hills are slowly becoming unlivable. The reports were inadequate. The Western Ghats needs high attention in the sustainability aspect of whole India and especially South India. Since the Uttarakhand flooding, such extreme rainfall events have led to one disaster-like situation in India every year.

Kerala tragedy partly man made: Madhav Gadgil, expert who headed Western Ghats report

People realised they were going to be completely suppressed. Your email address will not be published. Now, according to the Gadgil report, the ESZ-1 areas add up to approximately 77, sq km 60 percent of 1,29, sq km. The report was first submitted to the government weshern Not only by implementing the reports but also floods that they loss his lives. Views Ghtas Edit View history.

In some areas, the committee recommended strong restrictions on mining and quarrying, use of land for non forest purposes, construction of high rises etc. He never did”, Gadgil said. Kerala government rejected the committee report.


Our recommendations would have been accepted in any law-abiding society that believes in good governance. Retrieved 14 March He prescribed that the existing sanctuaries and ESZ-1 would together cover 60 percent of this landscape.

Follow the instructions after that. The prescriptions for the Western Ghats https: Madhav Gadgil The committee, headed by Madhav Gadgil, had suggested thatghafs of the Western Ghats be classified in three zones as per the requirement of environmental protection in the areas.

This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat The commission submitted the report to the Government of Gadyil on 31 August It hosts a variety of endemic species of flora and fauna.

Ministry of environment and forests kept the Gadgil report in safe custody for eight months with them. The panel was asked to make an assessment of the ecology and biodiversity of the Western Ghats and suggest measures to conserve, protect and rejuvenate the entire range that stretches to over km along the coast, with its footprints in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.