Kasturirangan Report: Centre rejects Kerala’s plea again

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Kasturirangan Report: Centre rejects Kerala’s plea again

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday rejected Kerala government’s plea to avoid inhabited areas while implementing the Kasturirangan report. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said that the project can be implemented only based on villages.

The Ministry, in the meet of the environment secretaries of states, said that the inhabited villages can’t be circumvented.Kerala again requested in Tuesday’s meet to avoid 424 square kilometer of area while realizing the project.

The Centre rejected the request repeating that the implementation can realized only based on villages.