Sustainable Development: Genesis and Policy

Published: Nov 5, 2018

Sustainable Development: Genesis and Policy

Sharp incision without attention to the natural slope to build roads in fragile hills is a cause of frequent landslides. This results in recurrent fund allocation leading to unsustainable development; NH40.

Abstract: The concern for sustainable development received a policy fillip in the mid twentieth century and carved out a niche for itself in the global strategies for growth. Country level discussions have helped identify domains that influence sustainable living, yet critical concerns remain unaddressed.

The author is an Assistant Professor of Geology at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala.