4924 . SHRI IJYARAJ SINGH
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government has examined the report of an Expert Committee to study the possible Impacts of Communication Towers and Electro-Magnetic Radiations (EMRs) on Wildlife including Birds and Bees in the country;
(b) if so, the details and finding thereof; and
(c) the steps being taken by the Government to implement the recommendations of the Committee?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS (SHRIMATI JAYANTI NATARAJAN)
(a), (b) & (c) The Ministry of Environment and Forests had constituted an ‘Expert Committee to study the possible impacts of communication towers on wildlife including Birds and Bees’ on 30th August 2010 under the chairmanship of Dr Asad Rahmani, Director, Bombay Natural History Society. The Expert Committee has since submitted its report to the Ministry of Environment and Forests. The report is being examined by the Ministry in consultation with the concerned organizations.