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Know about EIA 2020

Last updated: 20 June 2020

With the newly proposed EIA 2020 Act (Environment Impact Assessment), projects that impact the Environment adversely may get approved easily.

The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change has put out the draft notification for public consultation till 30th June 2020. Request everyone to send an email to mentioning your views before 30th June!

To understand the History of EIA, please click here

To read about the EIA2020, please click here

To know expert opinions about the EIA, please click here

After going through the information, if you believe the EIA draft notification needs to be altered, please draft an email explaining your opinion and send it to MOEFCC (Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change) via email If you are uncomfortable drafting on your own, you can copy paste the following content and send it to

It's a responsibility every educated citizen of India should undertake, to participate in the shaping the governing policies of the Country!


Dear Sir/Madam,

We wish to see the following changes in the EIA 2020:
The new rule, instead of reducing the time for public consultation, should focus on ensuring access to information as well as awareness about the public hearing and its impact upon the whole EIA process.

In order to improve ease of doing business, the government should bring down the average delay of 238 days in granting environmental clearance, that emanates from bureaucratic delays and complex laws.

The clause that says 'Detailed scrutiny' by the Expert Committee is required for new construction projects up to 20,000 square metres should be retained. (the new rule suggests to increase the project size to 1,50,000 square metres. Such projects are entitled to be exempted from EIA studies and public consultation.


Vegetables Raw Food - Demo & Sale

On 20th June 2020 evening, Sri Narayan Bhat came to Prakriti Store to demonstrate and sell various kinds of Vegetables raw food - a tasty snack/meal made out of uncooked fresh vegetables and spices. The participants were excited at the taste of such wholesome meal options and enquired about the composition, do's and don'ts of such food.

Sri Narayan Bhat has over 30 years of experience in making delicious snack/meal out of raw vegetables. He was the first to introduce Banana stem as a raw ingredient in the road side eateries 25 years back. He's creative, knowledgeable and simple. He has studies astronomy, astrology and various other traditional disciples.

The vegetables were cleaned properly and disinfected with extra care due to the current Covid-19 crisis.

Sri Narayan Bhat

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