The committee will oversee the implementation of the project in all aspects, a statement said.
The Karnataka Biodiversity Board (KBB) on Tuesday submitted a proposal to Forest Minister Aravind Limbavali to protect and declare Hoskote Lake as a bird sanctuary.
Chairman of the Board Ananth Hegde Ashisara told The New Indian Express that many trees in the state are declared heritage trees and there are many conservation sites also.
Sustainability has a new name: Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) mechanism.
Malkangiri Collector Yedulla Vijay briefed the meeting about the proposed centre and activities to be taken up at the centre.
Asia ’s largest brackish water lagoon Chilika is now home to 22 per cent of India’s seagrass area, revealed the fourth flora and fauna survey on Friday.
Stressing on this demand, Board chairman Ananth Hegde Ashisara submitted the proposal to Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar on Wednesday.
Official sources said the whole idea behind the setting up of BMCs is to thwart bio-piracy that is rampant.
The local, national and global significance in tourism and biodiversity conservation perspectives was also shared through theory and field visits.
However, with the threat of the work starting again, a second protest was held recently.
Mayor Soumini Jain unveils the index and Natural Asset Map. Index will help corporation plan and better conserve urban biodiversity
We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.
The findings would be taken into consideration while finalising projects for the state's sustainable development, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.