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State of Environment Report (SOER)

The Department of Forests, Ecology & Environment, Government of Karnataka has prepared State of the Environment Report and Action Plan with assistance from the World Bank. The main objectives of the report are as follows:

    • Identify and prioritize environmental issues and better understand the potential constraints imposed by the environment for realization of development goals.
    • Recommend cost-effective policies, investments, and institutional improvements to avert future environmental damages to health, livelihoods and ecosystems in Karnataka.
    • Strengthen the capacity of local institutions to set environmental priorities, foresee future changes, and develop and implement necessary policy and mitigation measures.

    The following sectors have been studied for the state of environment report.

    [CLICK ON SECTOR NAME TO VIEW REPORT]

    Synthesis of SoER

   
    BLUE AGENDA
   

Coastal Zone Management
Water Resources
Rural and Urban Water Supply and Sanitation

    BROWN AGENDA
   

Air Quality and Indoor Air Pollution
Industrial Pollution
Transport
Mining & Quarrying
Waste Management
Land Degradation

    GREEN AGENDA
   

Bio Diversity
Forest

   

PURPLE AGENDA

   

Urban Planning
Health
Energy

     
   

Annexures