Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding eco-sensitive zones around national parks and sanctuaries, 11/12/2018

  • 11/12/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/12/2018 regarding areas around National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries to be declared Eco Sensitive Zones.

The Court has been informed that proposals for declaring areas around the National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries as Eco Sensitive Zone have been received from State Governments / UT Administrations for 641 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. No proposals have been received in respect of 21 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. Court directs than an an area of 10 Kms around these 21 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries be declared as Eco Sensitive Zone by the MoEF.

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