Environment master plan: Himachal Pradesh - executive summary

The key objectives of the Environment Master Plan are to enable the State of Himachal Pradesh to: Simultaneously address issues of ecological and environment restoration and bring convergence along with the development activities taking place in the state; Engage and ensure close coordination with all the concerned development departments, both at the state and Government of India level; Decide future financing of investments for development in a sustainable manner, and Develop suitable institutional arrangements in order to implement the Government of Himachal Pradesh’s policies and strategies. Overall, the Environment Master Plan has been envisioned as guide tool to provide strategic direction with respect to all encompassing environmental issues.