National Consultation on “Partnering for Effective Environmental Governance in India: Roadmap for Environmental Regulatory Authorities in India”
24-25 September 2014, IIPA, New Delhi
The Indo-German Environment Partnership (IGEP) Programme of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, jointly with Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), organised a National Consultation on “Partnering for Effective Environmental Governance in India: Roadmap for Environmental Regulatory Authorities in India”, at IIPA, on September 24-25, 2014.
The platform brought together key decision makers from 9 States, industry representatives, academia/researchers, and representatives of civil society. The consultation has identified individual, institutional and systemic bottlenecks and has recommended pathways for environmental compliance and effective enforcement of environmental laws by environmental regulatory authorities in India, particularly, at the state level.
The National Consultation was an effort to arrive at a shared understanding for institutional strengthening leading towards environmental governance. It provided a platform for key stakeholders to share their ideas on partnering for effective ‘Environmental Governance’ with Indo-German Environment Partnership (IGEP) Programme, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and the Pollution Control Boards.