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National Mission on Sustainable Habitat: Adaptation and Mitigation Measures In the field of Water Supply & Sanitation National Mission on Sustainable Habitat: Adaptation and Mitigation Measures In the field of Water Supply & Sanitation

National Mission on Sustainable Habitat: Adaptation and Mitigation Measures In the field of Water Supply & Sanitation

Publication Type:

Government Report

Authors:

Source:

Ministry of Urban Development, New Delhi, p.i-ii, 1-80 (2014)

URL:

http://moud.gov.in/sites/upload_files/moud/files/NMSH%20Advisory%20on%20Adaptation%20and%20Mitigation%20Measures.pdf

Abstract:

The National Mission on Sustainable Habitat (NMSH) is one of the eight National Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) released by Hon’ble Prime Minister in 2008 to address the issues arising out of climate change viz. adaptation and mitigation. The Central Public Health & Environmental Engineering Organization (CPHEEO), Technical Wing of Ministry, has brought out sustainable habitat standards in the field of water supply and sewerage, solid waste and storm water drainage in this report for integration of the same in the prevailing acts, rules/regulations governing developmental activities, at State level, by all States/Local Bodies. Efforts have been made to compileand bring out in this report, the other related important activities in the field of Public Health Engineering to help States/ULBs to align the environmental concerns in developmental activities for achieving the targets envisaged under NMSH. The glimpse of various activities undertaken by Ministry through its programmes/manuals/advisories/awareness creation materials included in this report will also be helpful in guiding States/ULBs in achieving the objective of sustainable habitat. The City Government/ State Government may like to review the existing acts/rules/regulations prevailing in the States and suitably integrate the standards leading to its incorporation in various developmental activities in the State to ensure that all future developments and retrofitting works are in conformity with sustainable habitat.

Document Category: Mitigation Measures, Environment

The National Mission on Sustainable Habitat (NMSH) is one of the eight National Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) released by Hon’ble Prime Minister in 2008 to address the issues arising out of climate change viz. adaptation and mitigation. The Central Public Health & Environmental Engineering Organization (CPHEEO), Technical Wing of Ministry, has brought out sustainable habitat standards in the field of water supply and sewerage, solid waste and storm water drainage in this report for integration of the same in the prevailing acts, rules/regulations governing developmental activities, at State level, by all States/Local Bodies. Efforts have been made to compileand bring out in this report, the other related important activities in the field of Public Health Engineering to help States/ULBs to align the environmental concerns in developmental activities for achieving the targets envisaged under NMSH. The glimpse of various activities undertaken by Ministry through its programmes/manuals/advisories/awareness creation materials included in this report will also be helpful in guiding States/ULBs in achieving the objective of sustainable habitat. The City Government/ State Government may like to review the existing acts/rules/regulations prevailing in the States and suitably integrate the standards leading to its incorporation in various developmental activities in the State to ensure that all future developments and retrofitting works are in conformity with sustainable habitat.