Environmental safe guard measures for Sardar Sarovar & Indira Sagar projects: second interim report
This is the second interim report of the committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (vide O.M. No. 3-87/80-IA-I, dated 09.7.2008 superseded by O.M. of even number dated 02-09-2008 ) for assessing the status of compliance of environmental conditionalities and requirements to be fulfilled by project authorities of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) and Indira Sagar Project (ISP). The first interim report submitted in Feb 2009 mainly dealt on the issue of raising of the piers and overhead bridge of Sardar Sarovar Project and back water level calculations. The issues dealt in this report cover status of compliances on catchment area treatment (CAT), flora and fauna and carrying capacity up stream, command area development (CAD), compensatory afforestation, human health aspects in project impact areas.