The 'Annual Report to the People on Environment and Forests' by The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India tries to make the citizens of India aware of country's State of Environment and generate greater environmental consciousness amongst them.
The report unfolds the state of India's environment. It dwells upon: air quality, noise issues, water environment, solid waste management, forestry, biodiversity and wildlife, coastal resource management and climate change. These themes present their state and issues of concern, related policies as well as legal measures and recent initiatives taken by the Ministry to address these challenges.
The report also highlights the need for inclusive growth, and presents issues for debate on each of these themes in detail.
Authors and Publishers
Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF)
The Indus Valley civilization, one of the world's oldest, flourished during the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C. and extended into northwestern India. Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated the Indian subcontinent about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. The Maurya Empire of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. - which reached its zenith under ASHOKA - united much of South Asia. The Golden Age ushered in by the Gupta dynasty (4th to 6th centuries A.D.) saw a flowering of Indian science, art, and culture.
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