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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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73 Suspects Nabbed in Land Dispute Case

Friday August 9, 1996.
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Eluru Aug 8: The minister for Panchayat Raj. Mr Kotagiri Vidyadhara Rao, expressed confidence that the trouble in the scheduled area of West Godavari will cool down within 10 days and both the sections would live amicably.

Speaking to newsmen here on Thursday, he said tribals having trespassed and created havoc in Busarajupalli of Buttayigudem mandal three days back were identified. So far 730 he suspected tribals were arrested.

He disclose that police also recognized the non-tribals who were involved in the setting ablaze of Jeelugumilli mandal revenue office and also trespassing in to Jangareddigudem mandal revenue office, throwing out the records, furniture etc and setting them ablaze. In both the cases non-bailable warrants would be issued as they have committed serious offences. The persons responsible for damaging the government property and records will not be spared, the minister added. The majority of the tribals arrested hail from Busarajupalli and Syedavarigudem of Butayigudem mandal. Mr. Vidyadhara Rao revealed that the joint collector. Mr. M. Subramanyam and superintendent of police .Mr. Myneni Punna Rao will tour the agency area commencing from Friday to create confidence among all sects of people and to ascertain their problems. They will make efforts for amicable settlement of differences between the two sections.

The CPI and the CPM legislators will tour separately in the agency area, the minister said. The legislators Paturi Ramayya, Tellam Chinavaddi, Digubati Rajgopal, Mr Vanka Satyanarayana will tour the agency area. He said .The law and order situation in the government will try to bring normality in the area.

The minister said 161 cases covering 5,536 acres relating to yarst while estate villages and 540 acres of government villages are pending disposal. All these cases will be transferred

to settlement court.

 

 

 

   

 

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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