TO DE­CI­SION MAK­ING

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COURSE FEES

Rs 15,000 for de­vel­op­ers, govern­ment of­fi­cials and con­sul­tants, Rs 10,000 for aca­demi­cians, NGOs and re­searchers, Rs 7,500 for stu­dents Note: Ac­com­mo­da­tion can be ar­ranged nearby the train­ing cen­tre, would in­cur ex­tra charges

En­vi­ron­men­tal Im­pact As­sess­ment (EIA) is an im­por­tant tool for de­ci­sion­mak­ers, reg­u­la­tors and stake­hold­ers to un­der­stand the po­ten­tial im­pacts (ad­verse as well as favourable) of the de­vel­op­men­tal ac­tiv­i­ties on en­vi­ron­ment and so­ci­ety. EIA is a process to in­ter­nal­ize the ex­ter­nal­i­ties as­so­ci­ated with the pro­ject ac­tiv­i­ties and cost for de­ci­sion-mak­ing.

Cen­tre for Sci­ence and En­vi­ron­ment is con­duct­ing a five-day train­ing pro­gramme aimed at giv­ing prac­ti­cal in­puts to par­tic­i­pants on con­duct­ing “sec­tor-spe­cific EIA for min­ing, power, ce­ment, and in­dus­try sec­tors spec­i­fied un­der EIA No­ti­fi­ca­tion 2006.”

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