(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)

New Delhi, the 6th January, 1989


NOTIFICATION  under Section 3 (2) (v) of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rule 5 (3) (d) of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, Prohibiting Industries in Murud-Janjira Area in the Raigadh District of Maharashtra.


S.No. 20(E) - whereas a notification under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, inviting objections against the imposition of prohibition on the location of all industries in Murud-Janjira area in Raigadh district of Maharashtra was published vide No. S. O. 851(E), dated the 7th September, 1988;


And Whereas all objections received have been duly considered by the Central Government;


          Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-rule (3) of Rule 5 of the said rules, the Central Government hereby prohibits location of all industries, carrying on of operations or processes in a blct of one kilometre from the high tide mark from the Revdanda Creek (lat 19o  35') upto Devgarh Point (near Shrivardhan) (lat 18o  0') as well as in a one kilometre belt along the banks of the Rajpuri Creek upto Mhasla, except those industries, operations of processes which are in connection with the promotion and development of Tourism and those which are permitted by the Central Government after examining the environment impact



(File No.J-19011/30/86-IA)

Under Secretary