ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Protecting Eco-sensitive Zones in India


On 3 June 2022, a Supreme Court bench led by Justice L Nageswara Rao and comprising Justices B R Gavai and Aniruddha Bose ruled that

each protected forest, that is, national park or wildlife sanctuary, must have an ESZ [Eco-sensitive Zone] of at least one kilometre measured from the demarcated boundary of such protected forest in which the activities prescribed in the guidelines of 9 February 2011, shall be strictly adhered to.

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Updated On : 2nd Sep, 2022
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