Tag: Ken-Betwa Link project

MP Wildlife Board clears development works in Protected Areas: CREW signals caution

Anusha Narain Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Wildlife Board, presided by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has approved a large number of development works inside the Protected Areas. Reacting on the clearance accorded to a series of proposals relating to development works inside the Protected Areas, Lalit Shastri, Editor-in Chief Newsroom24x7 and founder President of CREW

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Ken-Betwa Link Project will spell disaster for Panna Tiger Reserve

Lalit Shastri Government of India and the State Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have rallied forces and after according all mandatory clearances they are now waiting for the final nod from the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court to go ahead with the Ken-Betwa Link Project which will submerge more than 4000

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Ken-Betwa Link Project: Draft Cabinet note kicks up controversy over water and cost sharing between MP and UP

Lalit Shastri After the mandatory environment and forest clearances have come through for the Ken-Betwa Link Project, the exercise for preparing the complex and detailed project report (DPR) for KBLP has got entangled in a web of confusion as serious differences have erupted on water sharing and a few other crucial issues between Madhya Pradesh

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Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife gives wildlife Clearance for Ken-Betwa Link Project

­Lalit Shastri The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) at its 39th meeting held on 23 August in Delhi has given the wildlife clearance to the proposal for the ambitious ₹ 2,00,000 million Ken-Betwa Link Project- Phase I (Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh) proposed to be taken up primarily to address the issue

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MP Chief Minister defers decision on Ken-Betwa Link Project due to lack of briefing?

Lalit Shastri The Madhya Pradesh Wildlife Board meeting chaired by state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan concluded in the State capital last week with the chief minister choosing to defer a decision on the Ken-Betwa Link project due to objections raised by some members regarding the environmental impact of this ambitious project, especially vis-a-vis the

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