World Environment day and India’s SDGs

June 5th was World Environment Day, the regular annual event by UN Environment programme was postponed to 2021. COVID-19 is the result of excessive human encroachment of natural environment. COVID-19, like SARS and Ebola is a zoonotic disease, zoonotic diseases are those which get transmitted from animals to humans. Where does India stand in environment protection? What is India’s efforts to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals? The plans and data available is not very promising but efforts are ongoing. http://niti.gov.in/writereaddata/files/SDGsV20-Mapping080616-DG_0.pdf