Environment Impact Assessment in India & The Challenges Ahead

  • Sakshi Pandey and Shrinkhala Swaroop
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  • Sakshi Pandey

    Student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India

  • Shrinkhala Swaroop

    Assistant Professor at Department of Law, Prestige Institute of Management & Research, Indore

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The continuous degradation of natural resources has created many problems for the existence of humans on earth. The rapid growth in industrialization and the technological advancement have exploited the environment in many ways which has resulted in severe noise, air and water pollution. This called for the need of environmental laws and regulations which are the basis of the environmental impact assessments that is sine qua non for sustainable development. Environmental Impact Assessment is a term used to describe the total process of assessing the environmental effects of a development project. Environmental Impact Assessment predicts the likely environment impacts of project to reduce unacceptable impacts and offers various options and alternatives to the decision makers. EIA is also a mainstay of environmental management processes globally. The present study focuses upon the adoption of Environment Impact Assessment in leading nations in the worth, Growth & development of EIA in India & the challenges ahead with the arrival of Draft Notification of 2020.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 6215 - 6228

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111239

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