Suchandra Mukherjee

About Suchandra Mukherjee

Suchandra is a 5th Year Law Student, pursuing Law from University of Mumbai. She has published 100+ Articles and Blogs on Legal Portals and International Multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journals. She is adept at legal research and can write fast SEO-friendly creative articles and blog posts on legal topics. She loves to paint and watch thriller movies in her free time.

Standard Operating Procedure for De-Contamination Facility Handling Chemicals and Hazardous Waste

Due to the lack of protocols established for managing contaminated barrels, containers, and liners, and the limited availability of De-Contamination Facility handling chemicals and waste in many states, a large portion of this type of waste ends up in the informal, unregulated sector that has sprung up in the chemical estates. The waste generated from […]

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Demineralization Plants

The Standard Operating Procedure for Demineralization Plant is a document that outlines a set of step-by-step instructions to ensure a safe and efficient process for utilising a particular material or resource. It guides the personnel involved in the process and outlines the safety precautions, quality control measures, and environmental compliance requirements that must be followed. […]

SOPs for Utilisation of Hazardous Wastes Contaminated Barrels and Containers

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for utilisation of hazardous wastes contaminated barrels and containersaremandatory for the proper Hazardous Waste Management (HWM) Authorisation for handling hazardous wastes related to contaminated barrels and containers to ensure the safety of workers, the environment, and the public. A two-stage cleaning process is required to reuse contaminated barrels, drums, or containers. […]

How to Obtain EIA for Distilleries?

The EIA Notification 2006[1] outlines the steps required to obtain EIA for Distilleries, including screening, Scoping, and Appraisal, as well as conducting public consultation and Public Hearings. The Notification covers the Distillery Industry for Environmental Clearance. All new projects, including expansion and modernisation, require prior clearance. Projects are classified into Category A and B based […]

Pollution Board’s Guidelines for Waste Management in Dairy Farms in Urban and Rural Areas

The CPCB guidelines for waste management in dairy farms in urban and rural areas aim to promote sustainable and environment-friendly practices in the dairy industry. Since 1998, India has been ranked as the top milk-producing nation in the world and is also home to the largest population of bovine animals. Dairy farming has become a […]

Legalities in obtaining Hazardous Waste Management Authorization as per Rules 6 & 9 of 2016 Rules

As per the HWM Rules, 2016, for the Hazardous Waste Management Authorization, anyone involved in handling, generating, storing, transporting, or disposing of hazardous waste must apply for authorization from the State Pollution Control Board within 60 days of the publication of these rules. Authorization applications must include copies of documents showing that the applicant has […]

How To Conduct EIA For Ports, Harbours, Break Waters And Dredging?

According to the EIA notification, 2006, Ports, harbours, break waters and dredging are classified as Schedule-1 projects and must undergo an EIA process for environmental clearance. These projects are also considered site-specific, requiring clearance from the MoEF for the specific location where they will be constructed. The clearance process for site-specific projects has two stages, […]

Process Optimisation For EMP Compliance – How Does It Work?

A document known as the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) serves as a guide to ensure that a project adheres to environmental protection and mitigation requirements that are usually necessary for project permits or approvals. The EMP can be presented during the project planning and approval application phase to demonstrate to regulatory agencies that the project […]

How Is Environmental Due Diligence Process Conducted In India?

Due diligence is a term that describes the level of care taken by a person to prevent harm to other individuals or their belongings. On the other hand, environmental Due Diligence (EDD) is a procedure utilised to evaluate real estate for potential soil and groundwater contamination risks. EDD plays a crucial role in mergers and […]

How to Choose Environmental Consultant for EIA?

Knowing how to Choose Environmental Consultant is essential to ensure that you are getting a qualified and reliable professional. Firstly, look for a consultant with the appropriate credentials and experience in the specific area you require assistance with, such as pollution control, waste management, or environmental impact assessments. It is also essential to choose a […]

Importance of Corporate Environmental & Social Responsibility (CESR) Planning for Businesses

CESR planning involves developing and implementing strategies that align business operations with social and environmental responsibility principles. The goal is to create a sustainable business model that benefits all stakeholders, including employees, customers, shareholders, and the environment. It is a wide-ranging concept that can take on various forms depending on the company and industry. Businesses […]

How to Conduct ESDD in India? An Overview

Environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) has become integral to business decision-making. It involves evaluating the possible environmental and social risks and effects of a project, transaction, or investment. This process comprises various steps, such as scoping the assessment, gathering data, analysing risks, creating mitigation plans, disclosing the findings, and executing the strategies. By following […]

How to Obtain EC for Pesticides Industry and Pesticide-Specific Intermediates

EC for Pesticides industry is a mandatory requirement for establishing a pesticide industry in India, and the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change regulate it. The EC process includes an evaluation of the proposed project’s potential environmental impact and submitting a detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report, including an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and […]

Relevance of Geological & Hydro-Geological Studies in EIA

Geological & Hydro-geological Studies in EIA play a crucial role as they help to identify and assess potential risks and hazards associated with a proposed project. These studies help evaluate the proposed project site’s geological and hydrological conditions, including potential hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, and groundwater contamination. Conducting geological and hydro-geological studies during the […]