By: avletters | August 10, 2016

The following note is prepared based on EIA national guidelines 1993 and Environment Protection Rules 1997 of Nepal.

Human activities have induced depletion of natural resources. Moreover, degradation of environment due to many development projects have attracted growing interest in the last few decades. To address the negative consequence of development action on environment, Nepal government has established EIA system with the formulation of Environment Protection Rules 1997 as well as sectoral policy, laws and guidelines. EIA has been developed as a tool for systematic identification and evaluation of the impacts on the environment caused by proposed project.

The government of Nepal enacted the Environment Protection Act (EPA) 1997 and t...