The handbook underscores the relevance of Universal Service Obligation for electricity in rural India. It articulates clearly the regulatory framework and legal recourse for electricity service obligation in the country.

The case study analyzes the lessons learnt from ground realities on implementation of solar energy systems in rural India. This is an excellent case of making policy-practice connect viable. Off Grid Energy Solutions are viable in remote corners of country with community ownership harvesting the benefits to the maximum extent.

The Nation Solar Mission is dependent the performance of its first phase and its later phases are contingent on the first phase outcomes. Certain portion of the subsidy is also contingent under a potential climate deal in future. There is thus an emergent need for accelerated progress for implementing the targets in the First Phase.

The Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 and the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act of 2006 offer a great opportunity to provide equitable governance in tribal-dominated backward areas.

A comprehensive analysis of the Godavarman case instituted to address timber felling in the Nilgiri range of Tamil Nadu. Each and every order and its implications at state and national level has been analysed, to bring out not only the complexity of forest conservation in the country but also highlight various strategies adopted by Courts.

In the national context, the role of environment law in fostering sustainable development is significant. For this

The tribal rights bill has been held hostage by vested interests