‘States must raise voice for conserving Western Ghats’

“Even though various committees appointed by central government including Kasturirangan committee has recommended declaration of 57,000 sq km area as ecologically sensitive zone, it has not been implemented by successive governments,” said Kalidasan. WG is put under severe stress and water availability in future would depend on how effectively the issue is addressed, he said adding WG is the only source of water for south India. Read more

Courtesy: The Times of India