ESG Report on Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal

Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 June 2013

PRESS RELEASE : Bangalore : 29 June 2013   Report Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal   “Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems”   During the years 2009-2010, at least 10,000 acres of precious, biodiversity-rich, grassland ecosystems, protected for centuries as Amrit Mahal Kavals - grazing pastures in Challakere Taluk of Chitradurga District, were diverted by then Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga, M

Workshop on Ecological importance of Amrit Mahal Kaval Grassland ecosystems and their critical role in Water Conservation and Sustaining Livelihoods to celebrate the International Day of Action for Rivers, Water and Life.

Organised by Amrith Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi Dodda Ullarthi, Challakere, Chitradurga District, Karnataka

Date: 14 March, 2015
Time: 11.00 am to 4 pm
Venue: Dodda Ullarthi, Challakere, Chitradurga dist. Karnataka

 

 

[This invitation is being forwarded on the request of Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Haagu Horata Samithi and in the wider public interest.

Please direct all enquiries to the undersigned and amkhs2013@gmail.com]

 

Comply with directions or pay penalty, Ministry of Environment and Forests told by National Green Tribunal (Southern Bench)

Directions issued in petitions filed by Environment Support Group and anr. challenging illegal diversion of Amrit Mahal Kavals to defence, nuclear, industrial, institutional and commercial projects in Challakere

Press Release : Bangalore : 27 September 2013