Mysore Kozhikode Power Line

Save Cauvery, Save Kodagu And Save Ourselves

By Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna Kodagu landscape is dominated by forests, coffee estates, paddy fields, sacred groves, rivers and streams. It is inhabited by a number of local communities who are like animals in the forests and just as these animals they too will disappear if forests are destroyed. This is because these communities are…

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National Green Tribunal stays all tree-felling clearances issued by the Central Govt, so no more tree cutting at Coorg for the power line

Ravi Chengappa(First from Left) By K.K.Aiyamma TOI reported that The National Green Tribunal has stayed felling of trees for all linear projects like roads, canal, power lines passing through forests in the country even if they have been granted Stage 1 clearance. The Ministry of Forest and Environment had had permitted tree felling and construction…

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HT POWERLINE THRU KODAGU: FARMERS TO STAGE PROTEST IN BENGALURU TOMORROW

The KRRS (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha) will hold a massive rally at Freedom Park in Bengaluru tomorrow in protest against the Mysore -Kozhikode 440 KV High Tension Power line passing through Kodagu district. Announcing this at a press meet here yesterday, KRRS General Secretary Badagalapura Nagendra said that the power line posed a severe threat to…

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Since no alternative routes or options could be figured out, the Ministry would be forced to go ahead with the project : Piyush Goyal

by K.K.Aiyamma Responding to Mysore-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha’s letter requesting for a review of the 400Kv Power Line route passing through Coorg, The Ministry of Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal,. has said that: the controversial project has been reviewed several times by—including the Supreme Court and the National?Green Tribunal (NGT), and since…

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Opposing the 400 KV Double Circuit (D/C) HT line connecting Mysore with Kozhikode: Meeting at Kodava Samaja, Ponnampet

Text of the talk delivered by Major General S.G.Vombatkere, VSM (Retd) at the meeting on Tuesday 21 October 2014 Sri S.Gopal, dignitaries on the dais, Members of Kaveri Sene and Coorg Wildlife Society, and members of the august audience, I thank you for giving me this opportunity to say a few words about the 400 KV…

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There is tremendous pressure from the Centre to accomplish the project : D K Shivakumar

As per the map supplied by CWS, the trees were to be felled within the designated area(within pink lines). According to the GIS Survey the trees have been felled in other areas(demarcated by the yellow lines). Even after the APCCF and other reports nail them, PGCIL is still in denial By K K Aiyamma There…

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The State Govt Committee gives the Green Light for the 400 KV to pass through Coorg Forests

By K.K.Aiyamma The  3 Member State Govt appointed committee has given the go-ahead to th 400 KV power line to pass through Coorg, and the route will be same. Interestingly, J Santosh, the reporter at TNIE had tweeted some interested information regarding the power line. The tweets are self-explanatory. To deal with the environmental issues…

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HT Power Line through Kodagu: Delegation submits memorandum to MP

Image: Col Muthanna & Ashwath Raje Urs are seen here communicating with the MP A delegation from Kodagu submitted a memorandum to Pratap Simha, MP, at his office at Jaladarshini Guest House on Hunsur Road here today urging the MP to impress upon the Centre to drop the project. The delegation, comprising Manu Somaiah of…

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Govt Committee visits Coorg to study the possibility of an Alternative Route for the Power Line

Deccan Herald reported that the 3 Member Expert Panel constituted by the State Govt to study the possibility of finding a alternative route are in Coorg. The members visited Maldare and collected public opinion regarding the project. They also met representatives of various  local Organisations in Coorg. The public and organisations have made their opposition…

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Protest Intensifies as PGCIL turns a deaf ear

Ravi Chengappa(left) and his organisation Kaveri Sene has been instrumental in informing people about the Power line and holding protests against it. As information about the destruction of trees in forests and plantations of Coorg due to the Power Grid Corporation of India‘s efforts to pull high tension power line from Coorg to Kerala – the protest…

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