GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Environment and Forests
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2651
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.12.2009
Consolidation Work of Bannerghatta National Park
2651. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:
(a) whether it is a fact that a proposal for the consolidation work of Bannerghatta National Park in Karnataka supported by suitable documents and project report for a period of 5 years 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 with a financial implication of Rs. 1862 lakh was sent to Government in January, 2004 which was followed by reminders;
(b) if so, the action taken in the matter; and
(c) if no, action has been taken, so far; the reasons for delay and by when the proposal is expected to be cleared?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS
(SHRI JAIRAM RAMESH)
(a) to(c): As informed by Forest Department of Karnataka a revised proposal regarding Bannerghatta National Park was submitted by Forest Department to the State Government of Karnataka vide their letter dated 6.11.2009 for onward submission to the Ministry. But the Ministry has not received the proposal. Such proposals are examined and approved as per the existing guidelines and statutory requirements.