Greens Alliance for Conservation of Eastern Ghats (GrACE) is a conservation organization initiated by Council for Green Revolution (CGR), Environmental Organization, Hyderabad, for the cause of protecting the invaluable natural resource heritage of Eastern Ghats. It has been working on this subject since 2011. As you may be kindly, aware that Eastern Ghats is a discontinuous range of mountains on the east coast of India is an important physiographic entity with immense bio-geographic, environmental, socio-economic, cultural and spiritual significance.
The ecosystems in Eastern Ghats are fragile, due to fragmented distribution and heavy anthropogenic pressure. Scientists expressed concern over the alarming degradation of the ecology and natural resources demanding immediate attention and called for action plans to conserve the hill range. Several movements, academic and scientific publications have brought the Western Ghats and Himalayas into limelight for conservation. Similar efforts yet to put in place to revive the pristine glory of the Eastern Ghats.
Council for Green Revolution, an environmental action group based at Hyderabad working for the envvironment and sustainable deelopment launched Greens` Alliance for consertation Eastern Ghats (GrACE) to provide an ideal platform for the wide range people`s movement for sustainability of the Hill ranges. More
5th Convention (16th & 17th April 2016) National Conference at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Chief Guest, Sri SC Jamir, Hon’ble Governor, Odisha. More
Eastern Ghats, the discontinuous range of mountains (also known as Malyadri) located along eastern margin of peninsular India, is one of the prominent physiographic units with immens environmental, socio-economic, cultural and spiritual significance. Starting from northern odisha the hill ranges pass through Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. smaller portions of these hills also falls into Karnataka and Telangana. They extend over a length of 1700 Km in a north-east south-west direction and have average width of 220 Km in the north and 100 Km in the south.They merge with Nilgiris in their southern prolangation. The hills attain elevation up to 1672 (Deomali peak) meters above mean sea level.