This article is within the scope of wikiproject india stub this article has been rated as stub-class on the project's quality scale low this article has been rated as low-importance on the project's importance scale. At present, ships transiting between the coasts of india have to go all the way around sri lanka because of a reef called adam's bridge at pamban, near rameswaram island. The sethusamudram project is a long pending plan to build a shipping canal between india and sri lanka across the palk strait the need for such a water way is because : 1 the waters between india and sri lanka, the sethusamudram ( sethu - br. Let me introduce myself-- 3 decades in command on merchant ships listen carefully to what i say the sethusamudram project is ill conceived whoever conceived this project without adequate studies should be punished.
Economic and political weekly july 21, 2007 2993 jacob john the sethusamudram ship canal project (sscp) envisages the cre-ation of a navigable canal from the. The centre is going ahead with the sethusamudram ship canal project (sscp), and has surveyed a few alignments to ensure the safety of the ram sethu, the ancient underwater bridge. In an affidavit filed as a response to bjp leader subramanian swamy's plea, the centre vouched that the sethusamudram canal project will not cause any damage to the bridge. The centre told the supreme court that it will explore alternate routes for sethusamudram ship channel project so that ram setu, the 50-km-long the chain of limestone shoals between india and sri lanka, is not touched. Between india and sri lanka is a thin strip of land that stretches from pamban island in india to mannar island in sri lanka it's [. Sacred, secular, and ecological discourses: the sethusamudram project the nature of discourse in public culture has changed significantly if not noticeably in just the past few decades the sethusamudram shipping canal project carl t feagans.
New delhi [india], mar 16 (ani): the centre on thursday told the supreme court that no damage will be done to the mythological ram sethu for its sethusamudram ship channel project the centre apprised the apex court that it would refrain from touching the ram sethu in the interest of the nation. Introduction the government of india has decided to go ahead with the sethusamudram ship canal project (sscp) and has passed the funds necessary for its implemention. The centre on friday informed the supreme court that it intends to explore an alternative to the proposed alignment of the ambitious sethusamudram shipping channel project so that the chain of limestone shoals. Key data, economic, cultural, political stakes another issue which concerns the tamil nadu fishermen is the ambitious sethusamudram shipping canal project, which proposes to link the palk bay and the gulf of mannar between india and sri lanka by creating a shipping canal. Government is exploring the possibility of an alternative route for sethusamudram ship channel project through pamban pass without affecting the ram sethu or adam's bridge minister of state for shipp.
Consultant suggests alternative route for sethusamudram project the sethusamudram project seeks to create a shorter shipping route between the east and west coasts but has been halted since july 2009 on the basis of petitions filed by individuals and groups opposed to it.
As a representative of the coastal action network, we are members of the movement against the sethusamudram canal project so, we jointly plan, though i am petitioner in the matter, with people's movements, scientists, environmentalists and lawyers. The indian government today told the indian supreme court that in the interest of the nation it has decided not to damage the 'ram sethu' bridge for the sethusamudram project initiated to facilitate navigation between india's east and west coasts, the ians news service reported. Tamil nadu government reiterated that the supreme court should direct the centre to scrap the sethusamudram project, as the gulf of mannar and surrounding areas are extremely eco-fragile and economically nonviable the state also said that ram setu or adam's bridge fulfills the natural and. The centre, on friday, informed the supreme court that it would explore other alternatives for the sethusamudram project, without touching the ram setu this has been recorded in an affidavit filed by the government in the batch of petitions in. The supreme court on monday asked the centre to spell out its stand on the controversial sethusamudram project initiated to facilitate navigation between india's east and west coasts a bench of chief justice dipak misra, justice am khanwilkar, and justice dy chandrachud directed the centre to. Sources aware about the development said that the government is unlikely to go ahead with the original alignment of the sethusamudram shipping canal project (sscp) in an effort to protect the 'ram sethu' or 'adam's bridge.