Category Archives: Environment

Kasturirangan Report

 Kasturirangan committee report Kasturirangan committee was set up to study the Gadgil committee report on the Western Ghats.The Kasturirangan committee report has sought to balance the two concerns of development and environment protection, by watering down the environmental regulation regime proposed by the Western Ghats Ecology Experts Panel’s Gadgil report in 2012. Kasturirangan Recommendation Only 37% (i.e.… Read More »

Gadgil Committee

Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) Gadgil Commission also known as The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) headed by Madhav Gadgil was formed by MoEF in 2010 to study the impact of population pressure, climate change and development activities on the Western Ghats. The Panel was asked to perform the following functions: To assess the current status of ecology of… Read More »