ENCORE aims to strengthen integrated coastal zone management in all coastal States and Union Territories of India.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in order to conserve, protect and improve the quality of environment and preventing, controlling and abating environmental pollution has decided to identify beaches for the purpose of Blue Flag Certification.

The Government of India had declared certain coastal stretches of the country as Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) vide Notification No. S.O.19 (E), dated the 6th January, 2011 (referred to as the CRZ Notification, 2011).

Directorate of Energy, Government of Himachal Pradesh had undertaken the task of conducting Cumulative Environmental Impact Assessment (CEIA) Study for Chenab river basin in Himachal Pradesh with an objective to assess the cumulative impacts of hydropower development in the basin.

Notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O.20 (E),dated the 6th January, 2011 (hereinafter referred to as the Island Protection Zone Notification, 2011), the Central Government declared certain coastal stretches of Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep as the Island Protection Zone (her

Union Environment Minister released the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) that seeks to provide an integrated approach towards cooling and related areas including reduction in the cooling demand, in order to reduce emissions.

This compendium includes office Memoranda and Circulars Under Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006 and Subsequent Amendments (From December, 2014 To January, 2019).

The Government of India is mulling extending the validity of key statutory approvals like environment and forestry clearances by three years in respect of mining leases headed for expiry by March 31, 2020. The step, if implemented, will ensure hassle-free auctions of the mines besides facilitating seamless change in ownership.

Notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (erstwhile Ministry of Environment & Forests) S.O.

Environmentalists have raised concerns over the recent Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification issued by the Union environment ministry, stating that it has now allowed construction within 50 metres of the high tide line.

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