‘Environment' Missing from Budget and Economic Survey
Sustainability Next|February 2017

It’s taken the sharp ears and eyes of senior staff at Centre for Science & Environment to notice that the word ‘environment’ was missing from this year’s Economic Survey as well as the 2017 Budget. What does one make of it? Does it mean this government is callous towards the environment or is it that other related words like renewable energy, climate change, sanitation, and cleaning rivers have replaced the mother word?

See CSE’s reaction to the 2017 Budget

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/video/ budget-2017-analysis-with-sunitanarain-56950

“The economic survey and the budget do not reflect the enormity of the ecological dangers like air pollution, dust, water contamination etc. facing India,” one of the senior CSE functionaries said.

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