Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Notification (EIA), 2020

The Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020 was published on the website of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, on March 12, 2020. The Ministry has invited objections or suggestions on the proposal contained in the draft notification. The deadline for the submission of the same was recently extended to August 11, 2020, by the Delhi HC.

JILS ‚Äčis providing comments and suggestions on the draft proposal and in this regard, we would like to invite individuals and organisations, who are interested in and are working for the improvement and protection of the environment, or have expertise in environmental matters, whether technical or legal, to collaborate with us. We request all stakeholders and interested persons/organisations to contact us to share with us any information, observations or opinions on the changes proposed in the Draft EIA. We hope to make our objections and suggestions as inclusive and comprehensive as possible, and would appreciate any inputs that improve our understanding of the implications of the changes proposed by the Government.

We, at JILS, shall be available for any form of consultation, dialogue, discussion and deliberation, over any medium. To reach us, please send us an email at jils@nujs.edu by July 28, 2020.