C H Vijayshankar

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

This monkey does not like it. 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…

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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…

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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. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the Kannada Rajyotsava celebration’s at  the Old Assembly Hall, in the fort premises in Madikeri,  he said that…

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