Bengaluru a warning; EIA compulsory before urban development: Supreme Court on sub-division of apartments in Chandigarh

The top court urged the legislature, executive, and policymakers to make necessary provisions for impact assessment before urban development is permitted.
Justice BR Gavai and Justice BV Nagarathna
Justice BR Gavai and Justice BV Nagarathna

The Supreme Court on Tuesday urged policy-makers to consider the adverse environmental impact stemming from haphazard urbanisation while citing the example of the city of Bengaluru [Residents Welfare Association Chandigarh v Union Territory of Chandigarh].

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