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Environmental Education and its Role in Achieving Environmental Sustainability in India


Mohammad Shehbaz, Research Scholar, Department of Geography, Panjab University, 160014, Chandigarh, India


Environment Education, Sustainable development, Primary and secondary education system, Policymaking


This article explores the interactions of environment, education and development particularly in the context of India. Basic purpose of environmental education is to give next generation a vision for a better sustainable future full of prosperity. This article tries to give a brief analysis of strategies and policies promoting environment education to achieve the goals of environmental sustainability. The challenges to environment education as a tool to achieve sustainable environment are also studied along with suggesting policy prescription for making environment education effective in overcoming issues related to environmental sustainability.



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