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NDA 2.0: What it means for India’s environment?

Updated : May 30, 2019 08:37 AM IST

Since 2014, the National Democratic Alliance government has carried out a series of changes in India’s environmental laws aiming to simplify them and promote ease of business. Many of such changes were marred by controversies as well.
As the NDA government returns to power with a mandate bigger than 2014, activists fear dilutions of the green laws and rules against the interests of the tribal people and forest dwellers would continue unabated.
The union environment already has, on its table, an amendment in the Indian Forest Act 1927, revision of the national forest policy and the new set of rules for the environment clearance regime.
NDA 2.0: What it means for India’s environment?

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