Reforms in environmental governance: with special reference to establishment of National Environment Assessment and Monitoring Authority (NEAMA)
The discussion paper on National Environment Assessment and Monitoring Authority proposed by MoEF as an autonomous, multi-disciplinary appraisal and monitoring agency.
In line with the discussion paper on NEPA dated May 25, 2010, the consultative process has been taken forward. A clearer picture is emerging on the mandate of NEPA as a structural response along with process refinements to address the various issues. It is a part of the larger agenda of environmental regulatory reforms. The aim of this Discussion Paper is to invite comments from the civil society and other stakeholders regarding the issues mentioned in the paper.
Report: Proposal for a National Environment Protection Authority
Report: Reform agenda for India’s environmental regulators
Report: Expert group on schemes of statutory clearances for industrial and infrastructure projects
Notification: EIA notification 2009
Notification: EIA notification 2006
Document: Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2010
Policy: National Environment Policy 2006
Report: Functioning of SPCBs