Hasiru Usiru

Peoples Movements, Networks, Academicians, Researchers and Civil Society Organisations reject the Draft National Forest Policy 2018

Demand a fresh policy is evolved through a deeply democratic consultation mechanism and scientific process

Press Release : Bangalore : 14 April 2018

A nation-wide collective of peoples movments, forests peoples and workers struggle organisations, academics, researchers, civil society organisations, etc. have come together to comprehensively reject the Draft Forest Policy 2018 promoted by Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on the following key grounds, among others:

“Government may appear insensitive, but it cannot ignore voices coming from different parts of the country”: Jairam Ramesh

Report of the Interaction on “New Draft Forest Policy and Deteriorating State of Environment in India” organised by ESG and Action Aid

13 April, 2018
Jairam Ramesh

“Government may appear insensitive, but it cannot ignore voices coming from different parts of the country”: Jairam Ramesh

 

How to protect trees from needless felling in Bangalore

The third workshop organised as part of ESG's 'How To' Workshop series

Date: 17 February, 2018
Time: 4.30 pm to 7 pm
Venue: @ ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070. https://goo.gl/maps/5jrH71vvnC12
Tree

How to Save Trees Workshop

 

How to get Ward Committees to work for the city

A 2nd Workshop in the ESG 'How to' Workshop series

Date: 19 January, 2018
Time: 5.30 pm to 8 pm
Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070. https://goo.gl/maps/u94Ymtnt6L22
Ward Committees

How to Ward Committees

 

How to

 

How to Understand and Comment on the Revised Draft Masterplan (RMP) 2031 for Bengaluru

An ESG "How to do it?" Workshop initiative

Date: 16 December, 2017
Time: 4 pm to 6.30 pm (followed by the screening of a documentary: Our Metropolis)
Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070

 

 

 

Deconstructing notions of 'science capital' and 'world class city' in the context of Bangalore and the proposed 'science city' in Challakere

Report of a conversation with Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies Director, Program on Science, Technology and Society Harvard Kennedy School John F. Kennedy School of Government

Date: 16 March, 2017
Time: 3 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue: ESG Workshop Space, Bangalore
Sheila Jasanoff

 

Report of the conversation with

BBMP Proposals for Mass Felling of Trees Illegal, in Contempt of Court

BBMP Tree Officer Notice calling for Public Comments has to be withdrawn

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 February 2017
Jayamahal Road Tree line

Jayamahal Tree Felling Illegal, in Contempt of Court

The same law applies to Steel Flyover and other Infrastructure projects as well

 

Jayamahal Road Treeline

Karnataka High Court dismisses PIL demanding planned improvement of roads in Bangalore

Eight year old PIL seeking to protect lakhs of trees and rights of thousands of urban residents, dismissed in minutes

Press Release : Bangalore : 8 June 2015

The Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka constituted by Acting Chief Justice Mr. Subhro Kamal Mukherjee and Justice Mr. Ram Mohan Reddy dismissed today W.P.