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Improving Air Quality: Institutional and Governance Framework in India

May 29, 2020

A webinar on "Improving Air Quality: Institutional and Governance Framework in India" was conducted on May 29, 2020 with an objective "To understand the institutional and governance structure of India for combating Air Pollution and to establish a base framework for sharing information during the cooperation." 

The key topics discussed during the webinar were:

  • Legal framework and Enforcement (Inspection and surveillance)
  • National institutional arrangement for environment (air quality)
  • Roles of different organizations in India
  • Local (City) institutional arrangement for air quality
  • Air quality management and monitoring
  • National emissions inventory in India
  • Programs for air quality management (NCAP)

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change, Federal Attorney for Environment Protection and representatives from Leon City and Salamanca-Celaya-Irapuato City participated from the Mexican side. Whereas, officials from Clean Air division, MoEFCC, OSPCB, representatives from city administration from Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and representatives from sectoral departments dealing with Clean Air in these two cities participated from the Indian side.

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