Joint Committee report on EC given to Wonder Projects Development for construction of a residential building project, Kasavanahalli village, Bengaluru east taluk, Bengaluru district, Karnataka, 18/03/2021
Report of the Joint Committee in the matter of H. P. Ranjana Vs Union of India in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order September 08, 2020.
The issue pertained to M/s Wonder Projects Development Pvt. Ltd which has obtained Environmental Clearance (EC) by the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Karnataka in January 2018 for construction of a new residential building project at survey nos. 61/2, 62 & 63/2, Kasavanahalli village, Varthur Hobli, Bengaluru East taluk, Bengaluru district.
The Joint Committee report stated that M/s. Wonder Projects Development Pvt. Ltd have not violated Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone requirements and have left an adequate buffer area of more than 75.00 mtrs from the lake periphery and more than 50.00 mtrs from the secondary nala in the project site to the partially constructed tower in Block-I which is the maximum threshold under any of the applicable statutory requirements and also as per wetland requirements. Project Proponent has not undertaken any construction either of permanent or temporary nature in the lake buffer zone and this buffer area has been earmarked for greenbelt development and they have obtained all requisite permissions from relevant statutory agencies.