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    Jammu & Kashmir

    ecotourism
    Jammu and Kashmir Ecotourism Policy (Draft- 2017)

    The State of Jammu and Kashmir aims to protect the aesthetic landscapes in the State by regulating tourism in an ecologically sustainable manner, and to provide livelihood opportunities to the local communities through ecotourism.

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    Uttar Pradesh

    solar energy
    Draft Uttar Pradesh Solar Power Policy 2017

    The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has adopted the draft Solar Power Policy 2017 to ensure advancement towards both economic and environmental objectives, including the state target of 8% solar renewable purchase obligation by 2022. The draft Uttar Pradesh Solar Power Policy 2017 aims to encourage participation of the private sector and provide investment opportunities in India’s most populous state.

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    National

    Health
    Draft National Energy Policy

    The Draft National Energy Policy brought out by NITI Aayog strives to set a new agenda for India’s energy sector and provide a medium to long-term policy direction for stakeholders, in line with new developments in this arena. The integrated policy that holistically examines the critical issues in achieving the objectives of energy affordability, security, sustainability and growth is indeed a welcome step. A number of proposals in the draft policy have the potential of transforming energy markets in India. Removing distortions between competitive energy prices and subsidies .




    Delhi

    Parking
    Draft Parking Policy for Delhi

    The Delhi government has come out with this draft parking policy which proposes checks on multiple ownership and roadside parking of vehicles through taxes and charges, in view of better management of limited parking space available in the city. It calls for a ban on subsidised parking at public places with users paying full cost of parking facility based on land opportunity cost, capital cost, maintenance cost and temporal demand. In order to discourage ownership of multiple cars by one individual, incremental increase in road tax will be considered.

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    Tamil Nadu

    Environment
    Tamil Nadu State Environment Policy 2017

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister unveiled the State Environment Policy 2017 which has among its goals measures to tackle the impact of climate change. Ensuring readiness to take necessary steps to face the impact of climate change, protecting environment resources, developing and renewing it, integrating environment dependent welfare schemes with development projects are among the goals of the policy.

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    Goa

    solar energy
    Draft of solar policy for Goa - 2017

    The "Solar Energy Policy (Goa) - 2017" aims to promote use of solar energy for generation of power, steam and hot water for use in industrial, commercial, domestic and other applications. Only the solar PV power generation is considered here. It is also aimed at building capacity in the State to initiate and sustain, use and effective management of state-of-art solar energy technologies. Other objectives are - help the State Electricity Department, Open Access Users within the State and other obligated entities to meet the RPOs; enhance skills and create employment opportunities at various levels in the State of Goa; to spread environmental awareness among the general public and to promote R&D activities related to efficient use of solar energy applications.

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    Jharkhand

    Water
    Jharkhand Waste Water Policy, 2017

    Jharkhand Waste Water Policy, 2017 is to ensure increase use of recycled water for other purposes apart from drinking, through the provision of appropriate technologies for water recycling and protection of environment.

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    Gujarat

    Wind Energy
    Draft Gujarat wind-solar hybrid power policy 2017

    This Wind Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2017 aims to scale up installation of wind and solar hybrid power project in order to minimize the variability apart from optimally utilizing the infrastructure including land and transmission system and thus strengthening the energy security of the country.

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    Bihar

    renewable energy
    Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources 2017

    With an objective to tap the potential of new and renewable sources of energy in Bihar, this policy for promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources -2017 in the state has fixed the target of generating 244 MW from bio fuels and 220 MW of hydel power by 2022.

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    Karnataka

    Organic Farming
    Karnataka Organic Farming Policy 2017

    'Karnataka Organic Farming Policy 2017' aims to bring organic farming into the mainstream and transform agriculture in the state into a sustainable remunerative occupation enabling production of nutritious food by promoting eco-friendly organic farming and marketing systems.

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    Rajasthan

    Mineral
    Rajasthan Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2017

    These rules by the Rajasthan government are aimed at regulating the grant of quarry licence, mining lease and other mineral concessions in respect of minor minerals.

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    Madhya Pradesh

    Waste Water
    Govt. of Madhya Pradesh State Level Policy (2017) for Waste Water Recycle & Reuse and Feacal Sludge Management (FSM)

    The Policy aims to ensure that all cities and towns in Madhya Pradesh become totally sanitized, healthy and liveable and sustain good public health and environmental outcomes for all their citizens, with a special focus on hygienic and affordable sanitation facilities for the urban poor and women”.

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