Regulators Programme | Centre for Science and Environment


Regional Roundtable Consultation

Patiala, Punjab:  September 13, 2014


Regional Roundtable Consultation

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

20th September, 2014


March 3-14, 2014

Two-week course conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment under the Indian Ministry of External Affairs’ ITEC programme

Objective: To be informed and updated about regulatory best practices in South Asia.

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The Ministry of Environment and Forests constituted a committee under the Chairmanship of Shri J.M. Mauskar, Special Secretary to Government of India vide Office Order No.J-11013/30/2009-IA.II (I) (Pt.) dated 14th December, 2009 to examine the issues relating to monitoring of projects.

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board has come with Sewage Treatment Guidebook in the interest of general public. This guidebook takes the reader through the various units, operations and processes in a typical Extended Aeration Biological Treatment Plant.
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Training Archive

Best Practices in Environmental Governance October 9-20, 2012

October 9-20, 2012

River and lake pollution – Strategies for conservation

September 24-28, 2012

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Bangalore, Oct 5: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board took more than 200 random samples of drinking water in Basaveshwarnagar to test their quality, on Thursday.The Karnataka State Pollution Control Boar

Kochi, October 5: Dealing a severe blow to pollution control activities in the Ernakulam region, comprising four districts, the Kerala State Pollution Control Board has decided to do away with its crucial top posts of Chief Environmental Engineer (CEE) and Chief Environmental Scientist (CES).
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Work Overview

Based on our years of work in the field, we realised the ineffectiveness of the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) in their regulatory function.

In order to understand the specificities and to recognise the very issues, we carried out a questionnaire based survey of the various SPCBs. The survey helped us pin-point the specific problems and needs of the state boards. We now plan to develop a Regulator's Training Institute which can help build capacity of our regulators.

Down To Earth

Delhi’s coal conundrum

Should Badarpur thermal power plant in Delhi be allowed to operate?

Dark future for coal

India is pushing for more coal-based power generation but recent reports raise serious concerns over the viability of coal-fired plants

Figure it out yourself

A striking fact about water in India is the lack of reliable data about all its aspects: total potential, available supply and demand

Companies fined heavily for mining over limit in Odisha

 State authorities send notices to 103 mines
Odisha's department of steel and mines has slapped a fine of Rs 67,900 crore on companies operating 103 mines in the Koira and Joda mining circles of Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts, respectively for mining more mineral than permitted.

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