Status of Environmental Degradation in India
Suhas Shripati Mane*
Published: December 28, 2022
Environmental degradation is deterioration of the environment or the disintegration of the earth through consumption of assets, like, air, water, and soil. The destruction of environment and the eradication of wildlife are the major effects of it. Air pollution, water pollution, and soil pollution of the natural environment are all challenges for India. According to World Bank experts, India has made good progress between 1995 through 2010, in addressing its environmental issues and improving its environmental quality. However, Still, India has a long way to go to reach environmental quality like those enjoyed in developed economies. Environmental degradation is one of the primary reasons for causes of several diseases, health issues and long-term livelihood impact for India. Following are some of the significant issues of environmental degradation discussed at a length.