A meeting will be held in the city on July 7 to understand the views of different quarters regarding the decision to fence off Kaas plateau, which has been declared a world heritage site.
The meeting will be attended by Principal Secretary of forests, Kolhapur, DCF-Satara, MTDC representatives, scientists and NGOs. Apart from a discussion on Kaas as representative of special habitat, pressure on Kaas plateau and surrounding, there will be a summary of citizens’ views and suggestions and a presentation by the forest department.
The meet, to be held from 5-9 pm, will also see discussions on ethical guidelines to visit Kaas. Screening of short films on the topic will be organised by Anuj Khare and Kiran Purandare, honorary wildlife wardens in Pune district.