Skit on Environmental Impact Assessment process

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:23

Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) scripted a skit, showcasing the EIA process near Pulicat lake, Tamil Nadu. The 45-minute skit was performed by Alternate Media Center (AMC) on 23rd June'18 around 5 PM near the Pulicat Bus Stand, a convenient place for the public to gather. The skit featured local dance forms like karagatam, folk, uyilatam, and music, conveying significant details about the EIA process. Public organised themselves in the space available without disturbing the movement of vehicles. The viewers were seen enjoying the pace of the skit while learning about Public hearings held before establishing a project, site visits undertaken by officials to ensure minimal harm to the surrounding environment by the project proposed, and other important steps in the Environment Impact Assessment Process.