Chief forest veterinary surgeon Arun Zackariya and team are expected to reach Kunthipadam in a few hours to examine the animal.
Action yet to be initiated on a proposal to procure Immobilon drug.
Led by forest chief veterinary surgeon Dr Arun Zachariah, the Rapid Response Team left for the forest at 4am on Saturday in its bid to tranquillise and capture Palakkad Tusker 7 at a safe spot.
The case has been charged under the Wildlife Protection Act against Chudala (42) aka Das, who is a contractor at the factory division of the Kadalar Estate of the Kannan Devan Company.
An earlier three-member bench, on June 3, 2022, mandated a minimum 1 km Ecologically Sensitive Zone, or buffer zone, around all protected forests in the country.
At least 28,493 have been uploaded on the Asset Mapper app of the Kerala State Remote Sensing and Environment Centre (KSRSEC).
It requires an amendment to the provisions of the Kerala Public Services Act for candidates with buck teeth to be able to get a job in the uniform.
Former MP Joice George said that the buffer zone is a reality and everyone has to accept it. He added that these zones have already been implemented in neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu.
The Forest Department has already started forwarding the complaints to the respective panchayats for conducting field visits as early as possible.
Pinarayi Vijayan said the apprehensions of the public will be removed before a report is filed before the Supreme Court.