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  project name ~ PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

category ~ Rural Development and Environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

  NGO

 

SPS (Samaj Parivartana Samudaya)

  Category

 

Rural Development and Environment

  District

 

BELLARY

  State

 

Karnataka

  Budget Approved

 

$ 6000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Rajesh Thippeshappa

 

Houston

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Samaj Parivartana Samudaya (SPS) is a voluntary organization working in rural and Tribal areas of India for over 25 years, focusing on empowerment of the rural poor for the protection of natural resources.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

SPS mobilized Media and filed public Interest Litigation(PIL) in Supreme Court W.P.No 562/2009. SPS succeeded to impress on Supreme Court. S C ordered Central Empowered Committee (CEC) to investigate the irregularities happened in Bellary, Hospeth and Sandur (BHS) region. As a result 19 Mining leases were suspended and Supreme Court ordered to investigate another 99 companies.

 

  Goals

 

 

The main intention of the project is to fight against illegal Mining and land acquisition activities in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

 
 

  


 
 
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