Mr. K. Ramnarayan,Co-Coordinator - Kumaon, Uttarakhand Save the Rivers Campaign, has forwarded a Petition with repect to the visit by a sub committee of the FAC to assess the award of Forest Clearance for the  261 MW NTPC Rupsiyabagad Khasiyabada HEP on the Gori Ganga River, in Munsiari, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The petition highlights the facts, flaws  and lacunae about the proposed project, in addition to the points submitted on the 21st of April 2012.
 
Do check out the other Petitions submitted to the MoEF

 

parbat ko pret nepali book

Parbot Ko Pret (a Nepali translation of Ghost of the Mountains by Sujatha Padmanabhan) was published by Kalpavriksh, Himalayan Nature (a Kathmandu based NGO), and the Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust. The translation was done by Shri Karan Bahadur Shah. The book was released at the closing ceremony of the 17th Wildlife Week organized by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation and its partner organisations. The chief guest at the function was the Honorable Secretary Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Mr Nabin Ghimire. Free for dissemination

Do check out the other books in the Publication section for Environment and Education books.