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AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE ON THE UTILIZATION OF THE GODAVARI WATERS AND RESOURCES


 The RoFR act recognizes the dwelling site, religious places, burial grounds, village council sites along with places of MFP, water resources, biodiverisity etc and also PVT tenures. As the implementation boils down to title deeds for house sites and lands under cultivation, SAKTI engaged the Chenchu youth to document their traditional knowledge in their idiom and dialect, in encouraging them to assert as inborn foresters, capable of managing these resources as envisaged in the Act.


"Since SAKTI activities are mostly issue based and covering a large area, here we concentrate on the forest-related programmes of SAKTI for the present study."


  

The Tribal Struggle for Property Rights

-Arun Kumar


SAKTI: Review Report by: Mukta Srivastava, Programme Officer, Oxfam GB in India - Hyderabad . DATE : 20-25 November 2002

 


RECONSTRUCTING A HISTORY OF LAND,

DISPOSSESSION OF ADIVASI LAND IN THE WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT OF A.P.

Bhukya Bhangya

Asst. Professor of History

Nizam College,

Osmania University,

Hyderabad

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Settlement court for land disputes soon
August 8, 1996.

Newsflash

Eluru, Aug 7: The Minister for Panchayat Raj, Mr. Kotagiri Vidyadhara Rao, who carried a confidential message from the Chief Minister and kept everyone guessing, however gave relief when he declared at Jangareddigudem in the midst of large number of non-tribals that a settlement court will be established soon to take up all kinds of agency land disputes and also an officer of IAS cadre will be appointed as Project Director, ITDA at Kotaramachandrapuram. The minister said this will help find an amicable solution for the agency problems.

He said wherever necessary, a survey will be conducted and boundaries will be conducted and boundaries will be settled in case of disputed lands, he assured the gathering that he will make efforts to bring normality in the area and peaceful existance of all. He said law and order will be maintained and violation by anybody, either tribals or non-tribals will not be spread.

The minister urged the people to extent cooperation and create harmony among all sections of people. He also added the police are investigating and they will file cases on all persons creating trouble and damage to public property.

Former marketing committee chairman and local Congress leader, Mr. Karatam Rambabu, while addressing the gathering, said that the non-tribals have no intention to unnecessarily drag tribals by creating false complaints and appealed for peaceful living of the two sections.

The local tribal MLA, Mr. Punam Singannadora, Mr. Karatam Krishna Murthy and others were present. The Collector, Mr. D. Ramakrishna, Joint Collector, Mr. M. Subrahmanyam, Superiendent of Police, Mr. Punna Rao and others accompanied the minister.

The minister called the non-tribals injured in the clashes are undergoing treatment.

 

 

 

   

 

W.P. No. 5515/87 M.P.No.7398/87 Date:May 1987

W.P. No. 6175/87 M.P.No.8273/87 Date:May 1987

 "Managing Director Godavari plywoods ltd. Rampachodavaram E.G.Dt. be and hereby is directed not to cut any mango trees, jamun and jack trees and cutting the forests of Maredumilli mandal, E.G.Dt."

 Only matured or dying trees were to be felled. Jeelugu (Caryota urens) palm, trees yielding minor forest produce like tamarind or cane brakes, creepers were not to be touched. A gap of 20 meters from a stream.)         --Times of India, April 30, 1991.

 

The candidate has chosen a topical subject, very relevant to our thinking on culture, cognition and language. He has red widely and is familiar with the literature that matters. His linguistic and anthropological reasoning is sound. His language is clear and simple.

...evidence of the investigator's ability as a linguist by special training and as a linguistic anthropologist by self - cultivated interest.

Prof. A.Munirathnam Reddy, Head, Department of Social Anthropology,S.V.University, Tirupati - 517502

 

Enabling the Community to Gain Command Over the Administrative Process is Empowerment.

 

"Today the development is manaement without governance and governanace is without proper participation."

 

 

A.P.Cabinet Sub - Committee Report on Left Wing Extrremists. - P.Sivaramakrishna.

The only information the government or media always compile carefully is on Naxalite encounters, never the violations of the instruments of rule of law such as minimum wages, fifth schedule, mismanagement of forests, equity in the distribution of welfare benefits, displacement, fragmentation of Socio-economic entities etc. 

        

INDIRA SAGAR (POLAVARAM) CENTRAL EMPOWERED COMMITTEE ORDER

if the R & R is found to be lagging with reference to the fixed bench marks, the construction should accordingly be deferred / stopped;

FORESTS ARE RESERVOIRS OF WATER AND LUNGS OF OUR ENVIRONMENTS.

SAVE THEM FROM MINING AND DESTRUCTION.

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