ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) FOR A WATER RESOURCE PROJECTNA. Siddiqui, R.N. Shukla and Akbar Ziauddin
Environmental Impact Assessment concept in India came in the year 1994 and amendment in the notification about three times is the clear indication that concerned people and organization are not taking a breathe after introducing Environmental Impact Assessment in India.They are constantly monitoring and taking corrective action to make this Environmental Impact Assessment concept a real working tool to protect the environment. Recognition of EIA consultant and organization through "quality Council of India"/NRBPT cell is also one step ahead to stop entry of unethical people mushrooming as EIA consultant. In view of the impacts that the Hydal Power Plant industry has on the environment, it is necessary to conduct detailed Environmental Impact Assessment studies by collecting the baseline data and identifying, predicting and evaluating the potential impacts based on which a. sound environmental management plan can be evolved. This will enable the project authorities to take necessary steps for safeguarding the environmental quality in the surrounding. In this paper an attempt has been made to highlight the important step of conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for a Water Resource Project.
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