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Goa to seek scrapping of notification on Western Ghats

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 21:51

Goa`s BJP Government will ask the incoming Narendra Modi administration to scrap a notification issued on the basis of a controversial report that identifies a major part of the coastal State as ecologically sensitive area, where commercial activities are to be curbed.

Good chance for Goa Western Ghats to be in heritage list

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 19:17

Goa Environment and Forest Minister Alina Saldanha today claimed that there were bright chances of the Western Ghats crossing through Goa being included in the UNESCO`s heritage list.

Some recommendations of Gadgil panel `extreme`: Goa

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 16:58

The Goa government has taken a few objections to Gadgil committee`s report on the Western Ghats, even as it agreed to implement most recommendations.

Goa seeks inclusion in UNESCO`s heritage list

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 13:50

Goa government will seek support of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest to get its Western Ghats listed in the world heritage site of UNESCO.