PMO Wrote to Ministry About Mangar Forest

PMO Wrote to Ministry About Mangar Forest
  • Prime Minister’s Office wants tourism, construction works in natural Mangar forest in Aravalli hills near Delhi be scrapped, letter on the issue sent to MoUD.
  • RTI filed by environmental activist Rohit Choudhury and PMO in March seeks MoUD views on proposed modifications in regional plan for Haryana and MoEF be informed of the MoUD views in the matter
  • PMO calls for steps to have an eco-sensitive area for Asola butter in Haryana, and consider all Aravallis there as deemed forest areas as per SC verdict.
  • Villagers in Mangar forest don’t want development of tourism in their area, recently tourists attacked
  • Forest has leopards and nilgai, in 2005, 0.5 % of Mangar forest was under restrictions, Planning Commission let tourism in natural conservation zone.

Exams Perspective:

  1. PMO
  2. RTI
  3. No-Go Regulations
  4. Eco-sensitive Zone
  5. Aravalli Ranges