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Closing the Enforcement Gap: Findings of a Community-Led Ground Truthing of Environmental Violations in Mundra, Kutch

The ecologically unique but fragile Mundra region in the western Indian state of Gujarat has seen ferocious industrial expansion over the last decade and a half. A range of multipurpose ports, coal-handling facilities and thermal power plants have been granted approval under various environment regulations and built.

This report from Namati, produced in partnership with Mundra Hitrakshak Manch (Forum for the Protection of Rights in Mundra), MASS and Ujjas Mahila Sangathan, shows that the enforcement of these regulations has been woefully inadequate.


Uploaded on: Nov 13, 2013
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2017
Year Published: 2013

Resource Tags

Resource Type: Namati Publications, Practitioner Resources Issues: Community Paralegals, Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Policy Advocacy Tool Type: Reports / Research Target Population: Rural Method: Improving Governance, Accountability and Transparency Languages: English Regions: South Asia