C H Vijayshankar

Govt to Center & UNESCO: Development in Western Ghats will take precedence over Conservation

Lion Tailed Macaque is one of endangered species found in Western Ghats. Image:By Kalyanvarma via Wikimedia Commons
The State Govt has decided to reject the proposal of UNESCO to allow certain contagious areas in Western Ghats to be nominated as UNESCO World Heritage site.  The state govt is going to write to the center refusing UNESCO the permission for the same. Read More


District Minister claims release of funds

In a press release issued by  the District in Charge and Forest Minister C.H. Vijayashankar it was stated that  Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa  had directed the Finance Department to release Rs. 22.25 crores to take up various development works in Kodagu.
The Press release further  stated that of the total amount, Rs. one  crores will be spent on General Thimmaiah’s  memorial,  Rs. Read More


Vijayashankar: People friendly forest policy soon

Minister for Forests and Kodagu District- In-Charge Minister, C.H. Vijayashankar said that an integrated forest policy will be announced soon to mitigate the “man – animal conflict” in Kodagu. Read More