'Stone-crusher units still operating around Kaziranga

Environmental activists have demanded am immediate operational halt on all existing stone-crusher units around Kaziranga National Park and the neighbo

NTCA asks Assam to ban mining, stone crushing in Kaziranga

Read more about NTCA asks Assam to ban mining, stone crushing in Kaziranga on Business Standard. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has written to the Assam government seeking an immediate ban on mining, quarrying and stone crushing in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape, saying it was seriously affecting the wildlife habitat,

Quarries near Kaziranga National Park come under scanner

Aug 26, 2018 On April 20 the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) had asked the Assam government to immediately stop all mining, quarrying and stone crushing activities in the Kaziranga

Quarrying doom foreseen in Kaziranga The Hindu

Jul 08, 2018 The National Tiger Conservation Authority had on April 20 asked the Assam government to immediately stop all mining, quarrying and stone crushing activities in the Kaziranga

Kaziranga conservation activist faces threat to life

May 24, 2018 Following a report by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change on April 20 to “stop mining, quarrying, stone crusher activities in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong Landscape with immediate effect”, Kaziranga activist Rohit Choudhury filed an FIR in the Bokakhat Police Station on

Polluting units shut in Kaziranga

MoEF had declared an area along the eastern boundary of Kaziranga a “no-development zone” in 1996. But the state had allowed more than 100 industrial units, including stone crushers, tea factories and brick kilns, to operate in and around this zone.

Kaziranga: The park that shoots people to BBC News

Kaziranga will double in size and an eviction order has been issued. State police recently evicted two villages amid chaotic scenes in which stone-throwing villagers were beaten with batons and

Govt asked not to grant permission to stone crusher units

Feb 16, 2012 Govt asked not to grant permission to stone crusher units near Kaziranga This story is from February 16, 2012 Naresh Mitra / TNN / Updated: Feb 16, 2012, 23:15 IST

Kaziranga Under Threat : Biodiversity Loss and

Several highly polluting industries—stone quarries, oil refinery, parasitic rubber plantations—as well as encroachment from locals, are adversely affecting the biodiversity of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. This article looks at how decisions taken in the past to establish regionalist claims over resources and industry have proved detrimental to the conservation efforts of Kaziranga.

Kaziranga National Park Wikipedia

Kaziranga National Park (Assamese: [kaziɹɔŋa ɹast(ɹ)iɔ uɪddan]) is a national park in the Golaghat, Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India.The sanctuary, which hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses, is a World Heritage Site. According to the census held in March 2018 which was jointly conducted by the Forest Department of the Government

Sixty illegal stone quarry near Kaziranga poses grave

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in its report dated April 20, 2018 addressed to Assam government, had recommended steps to stop all stone quarrying/mining and stone crusher activities in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape as they are seriously hampering survival and conservation of tigers, their habitat, co-predators and

Kaziranga conservation activist faces threat to life

Following a report by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change on April 20 to “stop mining, quarrying, stone crusher activities in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong Landscape with immediate effect”, Kaziranga activist Rohit Choudhury filed an FIR in the Bokakhat Police Station on

NGT refuses permission to brick kilns near Kaziranga

The February 15 order had come in a case filed by Assam- based activist Rohit Chaudhary, seeking directions to stop quarrying and stone-crushing units around Kaziranga. In their appeal seeking permission to operate, the brick kiln owners had claimed they were situated beyond the NDZ and were set up after complying with all the formalities.

Polluting units shut in Kaziranga

MoEF had declared an area along the eastern boundary of Kaziranga a “no-development zone” in 1996. But the state had allowed more than 100 industrial units, including stone crushers, tea factories and brick kilns, to operate in and around this zone.

Assam: Call to stop illegal mining near KNP

All stone quarries/ mining are operating illegally against the Supreme Court’s order, as it falls within the eco-sensitive zone of Kaziranga National Park and tiger reserve,” Choudhury stated. He said Kaziranga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site and Assam’s pride, couldn’t be allowed to get destroyed because of alleged corrupt

Kaziranga National Park: Report identifies 9 corridors for

Kaziranga National Park: Report identifies 9 corridors for free movement of animals The report also points at commercial land use such as opening of resorts and dhabas, stone quarrying and industrial land use (stone crushers etc) as other important reasons to recommend new boundaries of

National Authority Threatens to Cut Project Tiger Funding

National Authority Threatens to Cut Project Tiger Funding for Kaziranga. Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO heritage site, has the second highest tiger density in the country.

Govt asked not to grant permission to stone crusher units

Feb 16, 2012 Govt asked not to grant permission to stone crusher units near Kaziranga This story is from February 16, 2012 Naresh Mitra / TNN / Updated: Feb 16, 2012, 23:15 IST

Kaziranga Under Threat : Biodiversity Loss and

Several highly polluting industries—stone quarries, oil refinery, parasitic rubber plantations—as well as encroachment from locals, are adversely affecting the biodiversity of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. This article looks at how decisions taken in the past to establish regionalist claims over resources and industry have proved detrimental to the conservation efforts of Kaziranga.

Death Count on Assam’s Killer Highway Higher This Monsoon

Jul 17, 2017 Death Count on Assam’s Killer Highway Higher This Monsoon. In Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, more animals are getting killed while crossing highways than by poachers.

NTCA asks Assam to ban mining, stone crushing in Kaziranga

New Delhi, April 25 (PTI): The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has written to the Assam government seeking an immediate ban on mining, quarrying and stone crushing in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape, saying it was seriously affecting the wildlife habitat, including that of tigers. In a letter to the Assam Chief Secretary, NTCA has said that mining and stone crushing

Supreme Court bans mining in Kaziranga National Park

The CEC report came in the wake of alleged large-scale illegal mining and stone crushing activities within the elephant corridor connecting the Kaziranga National Park and Karbi Anglong Hills. This included the private forests falling in the Karbi Anglong Hills

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Ministry concern over degradation in Karbi hills

Former Union environment and forest minister Jairam Ramesh had written to Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi last month, saying the ministry had been receiving a number of complaints on environmental deprivation in the hill areas of Karbi Anglong near Kaziranga because of stone crushers, illegal stone mining, encroachment and illicit felling of

Sixty illegal stone quarry near Kaziranga poses grave

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in its report dated April 20, 2018 addressed to Assam government, had recommended steps to stop all stone quarrying/mining and stone crusher activities in the Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape as they are seriously hampering survival and conservation of tigers, their habitat, co-predators and

NGT refuses permission to brick kilns near Kaziranga

The February 15 order had come in a case filed by Assam- based activist Rohit Chaudhary, seeking directions to stop quarrying and stone-crushing units around Kaziranga. In their appeal seeking permission to operate, the brick kiln owners had claimed they were situated beyond the NDZ and were set up after complying with all the formalities.

Kaziranga facing twin threats of rampant mining, erosion

The report also suggested that the Kaziranga Tiger Reserve boundary may be rationalised by including areas of Karbi-Anglong adjoining Kaziranga. —— As reported by Mongabay. Cover Pic: Stone mining/ quarrying and stone crushers established in the intervening area between Kaziranga and Karbi Anglong hills are destroying wildlife corridors.

National Authority Threatens to Cut Project Tiger Funding

National Authority Threatens to Cut Project Tiger Funding for Kaziranga. Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO heritage site, has the second highest tiger density in the country.

Kaziranga National Park: Report identifies 9 corridors for

Kaziranga National Park: Report identifies 9 corridors for free movement of animals The report also points at commercial land use such as opening of resorts and dhabas, stone quarrying and industrial land use (stone crushers etc) as other important reasons to recommend new boundaries of

Assam: Call to stop illegal mining near KNP

All stone quarries/ mining are operating illegally against the Supreme Court’s order, as it falls within the eco-sensitive zone of Kaziranga National Park and tiger reserve,” Choudhury stated. He said Kaziranga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site and Assam’s pride, couldn’t be allowed to get destroyed because of alleged corrupt

Death Count on Assam’s Killer Highway Higher This Monsoon

Jul 17, 2017 Death Count on Assam’s Killer Highway Higher This Monsoon. In Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, more animals are getting killed while crossing highways than by poachers.

Numaligarh — On a Wrong Course? Conservation India

The National Green Tribunal had passed an interim order in February 2012 asking the state government not to renew or issue fresh stone-crusher licenses in the ‘No Development Zone’ around Kaziranga. Unfortunately, Kaziranga is not an exception.

Kaziranga Under Threat

Kaziranga Under Threat Biodiversity Loss and Encroachment of Forest Land MAYURI GOGOI Vol. 50, Issue No. 28, 11 Jul, 2015 Mayuri Gogoi ([email protected]) teaches at the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. Several highly polluting industries—stone quarries, oil refinery, parasitic rubber

Comeuppance for polluters The Statesman

Sep 11, 2016 However, of late the park has been in the news for the wrong reasons — unabated poaching and killing of rhinos, polluting activities like stone-crushing, brick

Forest ministry to act against illegal industries around

the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The Tribunal, however, asked the ministry to obtain its prior permission before taking any "coercive action" against three tea processing units operating within the No Development Zone near Numaligarh Refinery near the Kaziranga park, which is home to the largest population of one-horned rhinoceros.

Supreme Court bans mining in Kaziranga National Park

The CEC report came in the wake of alleged large-scale illegal mining and stone crushing activities within the elephant corridor connecting the Kaziranga National Park and Karbi Anglong Hills. This included the private forests falling in the Karbi Anglong Hills

Ministry concern over degradation in Karbi hills

Former Union environment and forest minister Jairam Ramesh had written to Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi last month, saying the ministry had been receiving a number of complaints on environmental deprivation in the hill areas of Karbi Anglong near Kaziranga because of stone crushers, illegal stone mining, encroachment and illicit felling of

Undaunted by Threats, This Man is Fighting to Save

Dec 26, 2018 On 20 April 2018, thanks to Rohit’s efforts, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) banned all mining and stone crushing activities in the Kaziranga and Karbi Anglong landscape. Rampant illegal mining and stone crushing was going on right outside the park which severely damaged the ecological balance of the landscape.