Report of the Five-Day Online Training Programme on “Environmental Legislations, Interpretation, Enforcement, Legal and Statutory Requirements – Case Studies” held from 8-12, February, 2021

The Five-Day Training Programme is designed with the main aim of delivering lectures and conducting discussions on case studies. During the initial sessions, the focus was on understanding the Constitutional and jurisprudential background of the topics along with their interpretations. Emphasis was laid on environmental legislations including Environment Protection Act, 1986; Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. Discussions on several contemporary issues and developments in the area of environmental law and management, both at the national and international level were taken up. Recent judicial orders and decisions were also deliberated upon as a part of the discussion. Resource persons from legal academia, law practitioners, activists, industry experts were chosen to deliver sessions, to make the effort interdisciplinary. The Training Programme also focussed on case studies of major events followed by discussions. Participants were given ample scope to understand the legal dimensions of environmental law along with gaining insights from each other’s experience during the training sessions. The participants were be tested at the end of the Training Programme through an objective type examination based on the sessions discussed during the course of the Training Programme.

Report of the NLSIU-CEERA-CPCB Training Programme 2021.docx

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