eco-sensitive zone Current Affairs - 2020

Supreme Court: “Char Dham Pariyojana has caused long term damage”

On August 26, 2020, the High-Powered Committee appointed by Supreme Court has asked the Environment Ministry to take strict actions against the violation of forest and wildlife laws by “Char Dham Pariyojana”. Highlights The committee has said that the project has caused incalculable and long-term damages to Himalayan Ecology. The Char Dham Pariyojana aims to Read More…

Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone approved

On July 17, 2020, Union Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar informed that the Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone has been approved. Highlights The announcement was made by the minister during a review meeting of “Chaardhaam Road Project” in the state of Uttarakhand. The plan was prepared by the Government of Uttarakhand and was Read More…

High Court seeks EIA on Lonar lake colour change

The Bombay High court recently sought report on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Lonar lake from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and GSI (Geographical Survey of India). Highlights The expert team from Geographical Survey of India and NEERI are to examine the findings of glass formation on the surface of the lake. Lonar Read More…