Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is perhaps the first and the most popular legal tool ensuring Environmental Protection. It is also one of the most debatable contemporary Environmental Policy of our times. The following is a dissertation* titled, Inception and Evolution of Environmental Impact Assessment in the World and in India and provides an analysis of the EIA 2006 Notification.
*The dissertation is authored by Govind Singh and was submitted to the School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi. The dissertation was Examined by Dr. G.V. Subramanyam, Impact Assessment Director of the Environment Ministry of India – MoEF.
Image by Govind Singh.