Critical Evaluation of Impact onEconomic Growth of India Due to the Environmental degradation

Mohammad Junaid Alam


It is indeed quite obvious that the economics growth has negative impact over the environment. The growth comes with the absolute degradation of the pivotal factors such as natural resources, water pollutions due to mismanagement and agricultural residues from the uses of pesticides and fertilizers, air pollutions because of industrial exhaustions of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxides etc.


This article has observed a reverse impact of the environmental degradation. Though there are several impacts including social, cultural, health and other related indicators are negatively affected, but is there any indication of impacts over the economic growth of the country? The article concluded that there are obviously negative impacts over there. It has been also concluded that the means of degradation is not only the environmental factors, but obviously it has greatest impact over the human health and human capital, Industrial productivity and several other indicators of economic growth. The paper suggested that the solution for the balance growth is natural and inclusive which also shall develop a system that shall take the environment as important factor.


The major suggestion embarked as the adequate address of the present and future environmental problems and their solutions with the help of Government and the apex bodies.


Environmental degradation, Economic Growth, Natural Resources, Agricultural residues, Industrial productivity and Human Capital.

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