12 May 2020 | TNN

Environmental degradation in the Aravalis - Extensive mining operations, use of stone crushers and excessive deforestation

A large number of mining activities, operation of stone crushers and deforestation was causing serious environmental degradation in the Aravalis. Fearing a catastrophic ecological fallout, the Ministry of Environment and Forests, issued a notification in 1992, declaring few Aravali Hills of Gurgaon district as gair mumkin pahar (uncultivable forested hills). In January can i buy ambien over the counter 2011, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) inaugurated the multi-crore Biodiversity Park project in association with NGO ‘iamgurgaon’ in one of these “gair mumkin pahar”, promising residents a site of pristine green in 576 acres of land in the Aravali range, today is known as the Aravali Biodiversity Park.


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