The Compendium of Environment Statistics released by Central Statistical Organisation. This issue has been combined for the years 2008/2009 issue and is 10th in the series with data on biodiversity, atmosphere, land, water & human settlements.
The study deals with a range of selected issues in the areas of natural resource
accounting in land and forest sectors namely physical accounting and valuation
issues which are imperative in conversion of physical accounts into monetary
accounts and for the integration of the latter into the
The main aim of this study is to make an environmental accounting of the land and forest resources available in Meghalaya so as to reflect the real contribution of these resources to the state's economy.
This study deals with a range of selected issues in the areas of natural resource accounting in land and forest sectors namely physical accounting and valuation issues which are imperative in conversion of physical accounts into monetary accounts and for the integration of the latter into the ‘green’ national/state income accounting.
This study examines some practical problems of natural resource accounting and highlights the importance of decentralized method of accounting especially for the environmental resource accounting. Detailed case studies are discussed for providing empirical insights in to the suggested methods of accounting. This study discusses a methodology for measuring cost of environmentally sustainable industrial development described by SEEA. A methodology of developing monetary accounts for the ambient urban air quality using the household values is provided.
This report contains the proceedings of the fourth national workshop on environment statistics held on 22-23 April 2003 at Shillong. The workshop focused on harmonization of the framework for environmental accounting in India based on the system of integrated environment and economic accounting and identification of data requirement for environmental management.
The present issue of the publication viz. Statistical Pocket Book, India 2008, which is the 46th edition in the series gives data on various socio economic trends prevailing in the country on an All India basis. The publication contains data for the latest 3 years besides the data for the base year as 1990-91 for comparative purposes.
The importance of environment enhanced in India in the aftermath of Stockholm Conference (1972)when steps were taken on environmental protection and conservation at the national level. This led to development of Environment Statistics which, to a large extent, are used to explain the relationship between the economic activities and their impact on the environment. Economic indicator such as GDP is no longer considered to be an adequate measure for sustainable development. The UNSD finalized a set of environmental indicators for international compilation in 1995.