Sustainalable Development

Topics: Development, Millennium Development Goals, International development Pages: 157 (49259 words) Published: June 29, 2013
2011

Sustainable Development in India:
Stocktaking in the run up to Rio+20

Sustainable Development in India:
Stocktaking in the run up to Rio+20

© Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 2011 All rights reserved. Enquiries may be sent to the address mentioned below. Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of India Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road New Delhi – 110 003, India Website: www.moef.nic.in

Overall guidance Smt Meera Mehrishi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests Dr Rajneesh Dube, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests Shri Vivek Wadekar, Director, Ministry of Environment and Forests Dr R K Suri, Director, Ministry of Environment and Forests

Advisors Dr Ligia Noronha, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute

Project Team Ms Shailly Kedia, Research Associate, The Energy and Resources Institute Dr Shilpi Kapur Bakshi, Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute Dr Indrani Barpujari, Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute Mr Saswata Chaudhury, Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute Dr Bibhu Prasad Nayak, Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute

Photo credits: Government of India websites; National Informatics Centre (NIC) portals; The Energy and Resources Institute Archives; Ostill/Shutterstock.com [Windmills in Bada Bagh Cenotaph Jaisalmer in Rajasthan state in India; cover collage (bottom left), and page 47]; Paul Prescott/Shutterstock.com Delhi Metro [cover collage (top left), and page 47]; Soumitri Das [Non-timber forest produce; cover collage (top right), and page 61]; Bhole Vishwakarma [Western Ghats in Maharashtra; page 60] Special thanks: Nitya Nanda and Ipsita Kumar for research inputs; Kiran Shivpuri for secretarial support

Prepared and published by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), New Delhi Website: www.teriin.org

Table of Contents Message from Minister
Message from the Minister.......................................................................................................................................... v Message from the Secretary ....................................................................................................................................... vi List of tables.................................................................................................................................................................. x List of figures ................................................................................................................................................................ x List of boxes .................................................................................................................................................................. x Abbreviations ............................................................................................................................................................ xi Executive summary.................................................................................................................................................. xvii Part 1: Framework for sustainable development in India ....................................................................................... 2 1A. Policies and programmes................................................................................................................................. 3 Economic ............................................................................................................................................................. 3 Agriculture and food management ................................................................................................................... 3...

References: 53 (2008)
58.8
Year Year 2005–2006 2009 254 (2004– 2006)
Year 2015 (Target) 109
47
52 (2007-08)
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