New Notification Further Reduces Bannerghatta ESZ.
The recent October 30th, 2018 notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) mentions that the Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of Bannerghatta National Park would have an area of 168.84 sq km housing 77 villages. This is 100 sq km less than the previous notification issued in 2016 in which 268.9 sq km was earmarked as the ESZ. Read / download the new draft MoEFCC notification here.
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