Editors’ conclusion

Environmental management in India: past policies, present lessons and future course

Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty

Correcting past mistakes in policymaking?

The analysis presented in the 13 chapters of the present volume clearly indicates that economic growth does not necessarily translate into sustainable development, and India is no exception to this trend. It would be interesting to evaluate the evolving nature of Indian environmental governance framework in this light.1 As discussed in the introduction of the volume, the approach followed by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) in India during the 1980s and the 1990s for ensuring environmental sustainability relied heavily on the involvement ...

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