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Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

Published in 2018 by
  • Development Alternatives (Civil society)

Type of document: Policy and legislation

Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on the environmental impacts of the brick sector and the potential to mitigate these impacts through an inclusive economic strategy that supports economic growth needed to fuel development in the state.

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This initiative was focused on developing mitigation action in the brick sector in Bihar, as brick sector is significant contributor to GHG emissions and has high environmental impact. It focused on the current status of brick sector in Bihar and the extensive list of parameters influencing demand and supply of fly ash bricks. All the deliberations that were made during this event could be categorized into three broad heads:  Resource Security - Efficiency and Sufficiency  Scope for Green Technologies in Bihar  Policy Support and Suggestive Policy Action to Accelerate the Transition