Centre Sets Up Monitoring Panel To Enforce New Restrictions In Eco-Sensitive Zone

Ahmedabad: The Union ministry of forests and environment has finally cleared an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of 326.26 sq km around the Marine National Park and Marine Sanctuary situated in Jamnagar. Of this, 208.58 sq km is towards land, 105.14 sq km towards the sea and 12.54 sq km area is covered by rivers. The Centre has also announced the formation of a state-level Eco-Sensitive Monitoring Committee (SESZMC).