Explained: Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone notification and ecological concerns of the mountains

By Gautam Kumar The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 18 July 2020 approved the Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) for the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone which stretches from Gaumukh to Uttarakashi, an area covering 4179.59 sq. km. The ZMP, which the Uttarakhand government was required to frame under the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone notification, aims for the conservation and ecology of the area and at the same … Continue reading Explained: Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone notification and ecological concerns of the mountains