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NGO'S and Sustainable Development

Anna University and CEC via Swayam


To understand the importance of sustainable developmentTo acquire a reasonable knowledge on the legal frameworks pertaining to pollution control and environmental management To comprehend the role of NGOs in attaining sustainable development To understand the issues and challenges while providing for energy, food security and health equity


Week 1   1. Introduction to sustainable development goals 2. Global responsibility of environmental concern   Week 2

3. lmportance of environ mental preservation 4. Environmental threats 5. Pollution and its types 6. Effects of Pollution   Week 3

7. Pollution control 8.Treatment of wastes 9.Need for a Legal framework and its enforcement 10.Legal measures to control pollution   Week 4

11. Role of NGO's in national developm ent 12. NGO's and participatory management 13.Community Development programmes 14. Role of NGO's in Community Development programmes   Week 5

15. Participation of NGO's in environment management 16.Participation of NGO's for sustainable development 17. Corporate Social responsibility 18. NGO's and corporate social responsibility   Week 6

19. Civil Society Initiatives in Environment Management 20. Civil Society Initiatives for Sustainable Development   Week 7

21. Sustainable Development: Programmeand Policies 22.Sustainability assessment and Indicators   Week 8

23. Environmental Legislation In lndia 24. Mechanism to implement Environmental Laws in India 25. Role of NGO's in implementing environmental laws 26.Challenges in the implementation of environmental legislation   Week 9

27. Global Initiatives in Protecting Global Environment 28. World Summit on Sustainable development (Johannesburg Summit 2002) 29. Sustainable development in ecological economics 30.Environmental sustainability   Week 10   31. lssues and Challenges of Sustainable Development 32. Bioenergy, Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Poor in Sustainable Development 33.Protecting ecosystem services for sustainable development 34. Legal Protection of Forests Act 1927   Week 11

35. Legal Protection of Wild Life 36. Nonrenewable sources of energy and its effect 37. Renewable sources of energy for sustainability 38. Nuclear resources and Legal Regulation of Hazardous Substances

Week 12

39. Social inclusion, Health for all, education for all,Food security and water security 40. Sustainable Development strategies  

Taught by

Dr. L. Suganthi,Dean, College of Engineering Guindy



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