A tale of two reviews: How two governments amended a coastal land use law

Part 7 of the series* on coastal regulation by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Program Meenakshi Kapoor of the CPR-Namati Environmental Justice Program interviews V Vivekanandan and Dr K V Thomas to understand the two review processes of coastal regulation undertaken by two governments before and after the promulgation of the CRZ … More A tale of two reviews: How two governments amended a coastal land use law

Participatory review of MCRZ Notification critical: Changes will directly affect 3200 marine villages

Part 6 of the series on “coastal regulation” by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Enironment Justice Programme After three Right to Information (RTI) Applications and a file inspection, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) shares the draft MCRZ Notification, 2017 but full details are yet to be revealed. On 22 March, … More Participatory review of MCRZ Notification critical: Changes will directly affect 3200 marine villages

We didn’t consult anybody other than state govts and UTs: Dr Shailesh Nayak on CRZ review

Part 5 of the series on coastal regulation by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Program: Interview with Dr Shailesh Nayak In June 2014, the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Dr Shailesh Nayak to review the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2011. This committee … More We didn’t consult anybody other than state govts and UTs: Dr Shailesh Nayak on CRZ review

How each review/revision of the CRZ Notification, 2011 only diluted India’s coastal regulation

This is Part 4 of the series on  coastal regulation by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Programme: The CRZ Notification regulates activities in the sea up to 12 nautical miles and on 500 metres of land (from the High Tide Line – HTL) adjoining the sea. It also governs development on the … More How each review/revision of the CRZ Notification, 2011 only diluted India’s coastal regulation

CRZ review, begun in 2014, unleashed state govts’ aspiration to loosen coastal regulation

Part 3 of the series* on Coastal Regulation by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environmental Justice Program: The Governments of coastal states and union territories saw the CRZ review by Shailesh Nayak Committee as a window to slip through ‘development’ activities that side-step coastal conservation and traditional livelihoods. Review of the CRZ Notification 2011 The … More CRZ review, begun in 2014, unleashed state govts’ aspiration to loosen coastal regulation

New CRZ rules offered without addressing concerns of coastal communities or consultation

Part 2 of the series on Coastal Regulation series, prepared by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Program, in response to the news that the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2011 is being replaced with a new notification (click HERE for Part 1): The Environment Ministry has put the CRZ Notification, 2011 through one … More New CRZ rules offered without addressing concerns of coastal communities or consultation