ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Economic Growth and Ecosystem Conservation in India

Budgeting for Nature

The Union Budget for 2013-14 focused on increasing India's economic growth rate, making budgetary allocations accordingly. Although the finance minister claims that this growth will be sustainable and equitable, this article argues that the development route proposed in the budget and the current pattern of economic development clash with the requirements of ecological sustainability and wildlife conservation.

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