To plan sustainable tourism and healthy coastal management, MoEF&CC has conceived an integrated coastal management scheme viz. BEAMS (also referred to as Beach Management Services) to reduce existing pollutants on beaches and to aspire & achieve such high International Standards in India.
Rules and regulations on water pollution
Get information on the Acts, rules and notifications on water pollution by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Text of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act are available. Information on Government orders (G.O.) and sub-orders (S.O.) issued on amendments, delegation of powers to several Union Territories, Central Pollution Control Board, Central Water Laboratory...
Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972
The Government enacted Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 with the objective of effectively protecting the wildlife of this country and to control poaching, smuggling and illegal trade in wildlife and its derivatives. The Act was amended in January 2003 and punishment and penalty for offences under the Act have been made more stringent. The Ministry has proposed further amendments in the law by introducing more rigid measures to strengthen the...