Ahmedabad, Apr 25 : The Union Ministry for Environment, Forests and global climate change has approved the declaration of 275 zones around wild-life sanctuaries and national parks within the country as ‘ecologically sensitive’, as well as six in Gujarat.
Union Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar gave this data within the Rajya Sabha back to an issue by Parimal Nathwani from Jharkhand on Monday.
The minister aforesaid out of a complete 282 proposals received for eco-sensitive zones standing from numerous state governments, 275 were approved.
The eco-sensitive zones known in Gujarat are Marine park and Marine wildlife Sanctuary, Girnar wildlife Sanctuary, Narayan Sarovar wildlife Sanctuary, Purna wild-life Sanctuary, Vansda parkland and Thol life Sanctuary.
Javadekar aforementioned 215 of the eco-sensitive zones are notified within the Gazette of India, of that 183 are draft notifications and thirty two are final notifications.
As for the factors adopted for eco-sensitive zones and therefore the impact on native world and their living, the minister aforesaid the aim of “eco-sensitive zone is to conserve bio-diversity and vulnerable wild-life and shield the atmosphere around national parks and wild-life sanctuaries as a safe zone, while not preventative legitimate socio-economic development of the area”.
The minister added restrictions were being obligatory on sure known projects and activities that would have adverse impact on wild-life and alternative connected activities.