GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1336
TO BE ANSWERED ON 28th NOVEMBER, 2016
Environment Clearance for Steel Flyover Between Basaveshwara Circle and Hebbal

1336. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state:

(a)  Whether any environmental clearance has been sought by the Karnataka Government for the 1, 791 crore six-lane proposed steel flyover between Basaveshwara Circle and Hebbal, along the route leading to the international airport in Bengaluru;

(b)  If so, the details thereof; and

(c)   Whether the Ministry is aware that the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) has gone beyond its mandate if it has given approval to this proposal without any impact study on grounds?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE
(SHRI ANIL MADHAV DAVE)

(a)  No, Sir.

(b)  Does not arise.

(c)   The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Karnataka has informed that it has not given any approval to the project.