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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

Salt pan

Oct 02, 2019 14:44
This move will affect the livelihood of Goan villagers who depend on these khazans. The state government seeing the plight of the farmers have asked the environment ministry to implement their plan carefully. read more
Sep 12, 2019 00:57
In 2015, the Maharashtra government had asked the MMRDA to prepare a master plan for MMR. Its initial survey of 2016 has revealed that barely 25 acres or 0.5% of the 5,379 acres in the city can be developed. read more
Aug 21, 2019 00:51
The state’s move has come at a time when it also declared plans to set up an expert committee to identify the reason behind floods in the state. read more
Aug 20, 2019 00:26
Salt pans are crucial to Mumbai’s ecology, as according to a 2016 Mumbai Metropolitan Reg-ion Development Authority report, they safeguard the city against floods. read more
Aug 02, 2019 00:05
They are facing a threat from breaches in the dykes allowing ingress of sea water as well as from reclamation for tourism purposes. read more
Jun 03, 2019 12:05
Thane creek, located between Mumbai harbour is 26 km long and its narrower upper areas have mudflats, salt pans and diversity-rich mangroves forests which urgently need to be saved. read more
May 16, 2019 05:18
The state has proposed a buffer zone of 3,405.99 ha, extending from 0 to 3.5 km around the sanctuary’s area, which has been designated an ESZ. read more
Jan 06, 2019 00:28
Activists say wetlands left out so they can be opened up for development; officials cite new CRZ rules in defence read more
May 17, 2018 01:14
The recently released development plan (DP) 2034 allows the state to open up more than 130 hectares of salt pan land for affordable housing read more
Apr 28, 2018 00:21
The BMC looks to develope areas near Deonar and Mulund dumping grounds read more