Environmental Protection

  • Development and environment are two sides of the same coin and it is recognized that sustainable development is not possible without adequate environmental protection measurers. Sardar Sarovar project is the first major river valley project which is subjected to exacting environmental conditions imposed by the Government of India at the time of according clearance to this project. This is also one of the first projects where environmental impact assessment has been undertaken through agencies even when the project was in planning phase
  • Environmental Sub group has been constituted by Narmada Control Authority which monitors the different aspects of environmental related issues. The web site of Narmada Control Authority is www.nca.gov.in
  • The ministry of Environment and Forests had laid down certain stringent conditions at the time of giving clearance to the project in the year 1987. So as to comply with the conditions of clearance, following programmers were undertaken