Changing Lives And Livelihoods Of Challakere: First Impressions Of The Unscientific Science City

By Ashwin Lobo, Research Associate, ESG. In January 2021, the ESG team visited these villages to understand the futuristic Science City means to the local communities. The stories we heard left us grasping for reason, as we struggled to fully comprehend just how much they have lost; We also were amazed by their resilience, particularly their feisty spirit to struggle on and protect the last remaining patches of these once pristine grasslands.

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National Green Tribunal Halts All Construction Activity In Challakere Amrut Mahal Kavals

Extensive construction was ongoing in violation of NGT orders and environmental and forest protection laws 26 February 2014 Downloads: ESG Press Release – English ESG Press release – Kannada ESG Representation to KSPCB for withdraing CFE issued to DRDO, Sagitaur NGT order regarding Challakere dated 14.2.2014 KSPCB Consent for Establishment (CFE) to DRDO dated 3.9.2013 KSPCB Consent for Establishment (CFE) to Sagitaur dated 3.9.2013 Date : 26.2.2014 PRESS RELEASE National Green Tribunal halts all construction

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ESG’s PIL Initiatives Challenging Illegal Diversion Of Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kaval For Defence, Nuclear, Industrial And Infrastructure Projects

Environment Support Group is working with local communities, from about 65 villages, impacted by the illegal diversion of Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kaval grassland ecosystems in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. Over 10000 acres of these pristine grassland ecosystems that have been community conserved for centuries, as grazing pastures for the incredibly fiesty and resilient Amrit Mahal bull, were diverted in blatant violation of law by then Deputy Commissioner of the district, Mr. Amlan Biswas, IAS, with

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