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
Even as BBMP and the Government dither on complying with High Court directions to involve citizenry in re-greening efforts
Press Release : Bangalore
: 1 December 2014
In "Green lessons from the past" (published in Deccan Herald, Dec 02, 2014), S. G. Neginhal reveals how extensively and sensitively the Karnataka Forest Department worked to protect the fast depleting greenery of Bangalore during the 1980s. The article is written by the very man who creatively led the Forest Department's efforts in re-greening Bangalore arduously marshalling popular support and extensive political and administrative endorsement.
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