Coastal commons for entertainment and private tourism? Putting local communities at risk

Given the impending Marine and Coastal Regulation Zone Notification replacing the existing Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) Notification, 2011, Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Program has initiating a series on Coastal Regulation. The series proposes to explore themes such as trajectory of changes to the CRZ, current status of enforcement, review process, CRZ violations, … More Coastal commons for entertainment and private tourism? Putting local communities at risk

How MoEFCC turned proposals of CRZ committee into amendments to CRZ notification

A note by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environment Justice Programme: In the last eighteen months, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) issued eight amendments to the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2011. Of these, four were issued as drafts seeking public comments.These amendments draw extensively from the “Report of the … More How MoEFCC turned proposals of CRZ committee into amendments to CRZ notification