Draft Building Construction Environment Management Regulations, 2022

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on February 25, 2022 has issued the Draft Building Construction Environment Management Regulations, 2022. This shall come into force on the final day of the publication. The following has been stated namely: Leveraging on existing or common infrastructure – Subject to the project authority remaining accountable for compliance of regulations, stipulated in respective cases, the projects are permitted to leverage on the existing or common infrastructure available for select purposes. Environmental Regulations for Building Construction – The project authority shall ensure that the prescribed Environmental regulations are complied with during construction and operational phases of the project. Declaration & Compliance Monitoring – A ‘Self declaration’ undertaking to comply with the environmental regulations’ conditions along with the project details, in prescribed format and the Environment Management Plan shall be submitted online by the project proponent.