The Government of India along with the various State and Local Governments is implementing several flagship Urban Missions. An overarching goal of the various missions and schemes is to make Indian cities more ‘Liveable’.
Industrial facilities release upwards of 400 million tons of toxic pollutants into the world’s waters each year. Yet secrecy around the amount and type of chemicals that companies discharge is still the norm, especially in Asia.
This EIA report on 10,000 mw Jaitapur nuclear power plant being set up by NPCIL in Ratnagiri says that, this project will have no impact on ecology of the region. However it has not been shared with affected villages. The project has met with strong protests from people whose lands were acquired under protest.