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What legal protections exist:

How offence are constituted:

According to PRS Legislative, any incident similar to the Bhopal gas tragedy will be tried in the National Green Tribunal and most likely under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. “…if an offence is committed by a company, every person directly in charge and responsible will be deemed guilty, unless he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he had exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such an offence,” PRS states.

The state of chemical disaster risk in India

What is needed:

Source:”Indian Express “.


Industrial hazards have been continuing in India despite regulations and rules. Why? What further measures are needed to curb this?