Volume No. 8 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 189-192 Jul-Sept. 2013

 

CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE : A VISION FOR THE FUTURE

 

Palit Sukanchan

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand (INDIA)

 

Received on : April 08, 2013

 

ABSTRACT

 

The subject of sustainable development remains as the most debatable topic in the present century. The question of environmental and energy sustainability is the targeted vision for the future. The survival of mankind in intricately linked with energy and environmental sustainability. The depletion of fossil fuel and other natural resources has brought the human civilization to a disastrous peril. Here comes the need for holistic approach to sustainable development. Sustainable development cannot be achieved if man does not target the grassroot level of energy scenario. The vision, aim and objective of the paper is to outline the concept of sustainability and sustainable development. An Indian example of the Uttarakhand disaster,2013 is enumerated with the vision of future concern and future caution towards unsuccessful development. The vision of the paper is to touch upon the link between poverty, environmental sustainability and successful sustainable development. In this age of nuclear science and rapid industrialization, this treatise will chart a new course of action towards proper implementation of various governmental projects with regards towards sustainability in both developing and developed economies throughout the world.

 

Keywords : Sustainable, Energy, Environment, Mankind, Civilization

 

 

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