Aakanksha Tiwari, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action

Environmental Impact Assessment Notifications in India: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

Thu, 08/10/2020 - 16:12

The draft EIA notification 2020 got a lot of traction from different stakeholders and rightly so because of the effects it is likely to have on the environment. So, before Draft EIA 2020 what were the rules? Were they any better? Let's have a look at their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

The emergence of Environmental Impact Assessment in India

Thu, 03/09/2020 - 16:15

In the current scenario of rising developmental activities and dilution of green laws in India, the author decodes the journey of EIA from 1994 to 2020 and throws light on shift in concern from environmental protection towards industrial development through amendments in EIA Notifications.