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By O.P. Dwivedi

This e-book introduces readers within the environmental policy-making and administration procedure in India by way of studying a variety of dimensions of environmental demanding situations confronted by way of the kingdom. those are: environmental coverage improvement, institutional mechanisms, criminal and regulatory questions, cultural and religious elements, and overseas environmental matters influencing India. The ebook is split into 4 parts.

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A suggested framework includes several interlocking mechanisms that should be considered by a country in its attempt to develop an integrated, environmentally sustainable development policy and pollution control strategy. Furthermore, such a framework should be based on certain approaches, listed below, which could be used as a model by Third World nations. Policy Instruments A country can utilise two types of policy instrument to attain its pollution control objectives: a regulatory mechanism, and an effluent charge strategy.

9% full and partial ETPs)* full and partial ETPs) full ETPs) full ETPs) full and partial ETPs) full and partial ETPs) with full and partial ETPs) * ETP = effluent treatment plant. Source: Adapted from Ministry of Environment nnd Forests, Environmental Action Programme (New Delhi, 1993), pp. 161-2. judicial activity; nevertheless the amount of waste generated by polluting industries is yet to be fully and appropriately dealt with. 7). It is evident from the above table that the worst polluters are government-owned power plants, followed by the agrochemical industry.

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