Water Audit

India has a comprehensive system of regulations to protect its natural environment and the health of its people. From the enactment of Water Act in 1974, a number of laws and regulations have been put into force in this regard. However, the intended purposes of these laws are far from being fulfilled due to various reasons. One of the issues which sterns out is a holistic understanding of the different laws and how they should be looked into in a concerted manner for better environmental management.

Considering the need to fill the gaps, Centre for Science and Environment, is organizing a 12 days online training course on “Understanding Environmental law for improving environmental management”.

Course Objective
This 12 days online course has been designed to capacitate the people working in the field of environment and the prospective environmentalist with an objective to develop a better understanding and knowledge of the laws and their interrelationship.  This course will also be beneficial for students as wellwho aspire to develop their carrier in environment field.

The course will be conducted through technological learning tools such as presentations, videos, discussion with experts and reading material.

Learning from the Programme

  • Better understanding of the environmental governance structure of the country, major institutions and their implementation statistics;
  • Learning about laws and rules waste management, forest and wildlife, air, water and Environmental Protection Act;
  • Increased understanding of the obligations of industry and individuals under various environmental laws and regulations and how to meet these obligations;
  • Role of National Green Tribunal (NGT), environmental courts and public interest litigation (PIL);
  • Understanding of international treaties and agreements Government of India subscribes to the impact of non-compliance with such agreements on business.

Course Format
The online course will be based on self study basis wherein recorded sessions from experts, presentations and reading material will be uploaded on the training platform for the participants to study. The training portal has a dedicated discussion forum where all the queries can be posted and answered by the experts. Additionally, live online sessions will be organized with experts for Q & A and further discussions. The course is designed in a manner to help the participants in attending this course along with their regular work and study the course material at their own convenience.

For any query, please contact:

Ishita Garg,
Training Coordinator
Industrial Air Pollution Team
Email: ishita.garg@cseindia.org