Industrial Development vs National Parks
ACC is building a $40 million cement plant on the boundary of Balpakaram National Park in Meghalaya that will block routes used by elephants.

In Madhya Pradesh, The Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Station is slated to come up 30 km from the Bandavgarh National Park.

In the Nilgiri Hills, The Pykara hydro-electric project is likely to harm three sanctuaries including the Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

Kudremukh Iron Ore Mining Company plans to conduct mining

operations in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary and Kudremukh National Park.

In Maharashtra the state government has denotified a 500 km zone around the Melghat tiger reserve.

Tiger Reserve Threats
Corbett Roads provide access to ivory poachers
Sariska Mining
Ranthambhore Road construction in the periphery
Panna Mining
Melghat Upper Tapi stage II hydro electric project and Chikaldhara pumped storage project
Bhadra Mining and Silver valley projects
Periyar Denotification for roads and pilgrimage
Bandipur Roads and tourism
Nagarjunasagar Uranium mining and proposed nuclear reactor
Tadoba Coal mining and roads
Indravati Dams, mining and timber felling
Palamau Kotku dam, coal mines and roads
Simlipal Bauxite lignite mining
Sunderbans Massive international steamer channel to Bangladesh
Dampa Roads, timber felling and insurgency
Buxa Dolomite mining and orchards
Manas New roads
Namdaph New access to timber poachers and mines
Valmiki Bihar-Chitwan road, rail bridge and embankments
Bandhavgarh Thermal Power projects and mining


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