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Government panel cleared Okhla green zone draft with riders on noise, lights

Source: The Times of India, Date: May , 2015

The expert committee on the Okhla Bird Sanctuary approved the draft of the eco-sensitive zone in its last meeting on April 15 and proposed a slew of measures, including turning the park's precincts into a 'silence zone', to protect the avian habitat. The committee, which met under the chairmanship of Hem Kumar Pande, additional secretary in the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) and was attended by representatives of the Delhi and UP governments, also recommended the formation of monitoring committees by both the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh governments, according to minutes of the April 15 meeting accessed by TOI. These committees, it proposed, should be headed by the principal secretary (MoEF) and have as their member secretaries the chief wildlife wardens of both states.

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