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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE

RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO. 2401

ANSWERED ON 15TH JULY 2019

Satellite Town Ring Road Across Bannerghatta National Park

 

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

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

 

(a)whether the Ministry has accorded Terms of Reference for the Satellite Town Ring Road around Bengaluru city;

(b)if so, details thereof;

(c)whether the Satellite Town Ring Road will cut across any area of Bannerghatta National Park or its proposed Eco-Sensitive Zone; and

(d)if so, details thereof?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE

(SHRI BABUL SUPRIYO)

 

(a)and (b) Yes Sir, Ministry has issued Terms of Reference for development of the Satellite Town Ring Road based on the recommendations of EAC after detailed deliberation in following three phases:
Terms of Reference has been issued vide letter No.10-33/2018-IA.III dated 23.01.2019 for Phase-I of NH-948A from Dobbaspete (km 0.000) to Ramanagara (km 82.200) in Ramanagara District (Karnataka) under Bharatmala Pariyojana by M/s. National Highways Authority of India.
Terms of Reference has been issued vide letter No.10-34/2018-IA.III dated 23.01.2019 for Phase-II of Bengaluru (NH-948A) from Ramanagara (km 82.00) to Peddamadhagondapalli (km 140.00) in the State of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu by M/s. National Highways Authority of India.

Terms of Reference has been issued vide letter No.10-34/2018-IA.III dated 23.01.2019 for Phase-II of Bengaluru (NH-948A)) from Peddamadhagondapalli, Karnataka / Tamil Nadu border (km 140.000) to Deeviripalli (km 179.969) in Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu by M/s. National Highways Authority of India.

 

(c)and (d) Yes Sir, The Satellite Town Ring Road will cut Mahadeshwara State Forest of Anekal Wildlife Range in Bannergatta National Park. An extent of 3.796 km covering 11.0 ha of National Park will be utilized for the Satellite Town Ring Road.

 

 

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