Centre plans changes in CRZ rules to give tourism a boost

The government says that significant changes in the notification of the Coastal Regulatory Area (CRZ) sub-folders RTI inspections by members of an NGO, Policy Research Center (CPR) revealed. One of the major changes in the proposed marine and coastal regulatory area notification 2017 is to allow “temporary” tourist facilities in environmentally sensitive areas as defined in the coastal zone of Regulation 1.
CRC 1 is mainly eco-sensitive areas, have geomorphological features, such as mangroves, coral reefs, sand dunes, turtle nesting sites, crab habitat and other ferrous. The project stipulates that “tourism temporary facilities such as sidewalks, shelters on rain pylons, public toilets, drinking water facilities, rest or rest areas, etc., as part of the ecological tourism plan without disturbing the habitat, should be Recommended … “Although no new construction has been authorised in CRZ 1 in the Coastal Zone Regulation Notice in 2001, with the exception of projects related to the department Atomic Energy, the weather radar for monitoring Of hurricanes by IMD and other essential activities. There was no mention of touristy ques.CPR facilities had submitted three RTIs, in an earlier ITR, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) had shared copies of stakeholder meetings on notification of the regulatory area of The marine and coastal areas. Meenakshi Kapoor of the RCP and Justice Environment Program Namath received the communication project in 2017 after being allowed to inspect the MoEFCC records. Another important change proposed in the project is the development in urban areas (CRZ II or near coastal areas) should be regulated in accordance with local laws and “state governments should develop plans for management of marine coastal zones Depending on land use or regional plans through the integration of appropriate environmental safeguards. “CRZ Notification 2011 allows development in CRZ II areas in accordance with the city and country planning standards in 1991.

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