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Environmental Administration and Management


SEAM-N: Environmental Administration

Immediate Objective: To establish and strengthen environmental administration structures in the local bodies cooperating with the SEAM-N Project.

A major goal of SEAM-N is to help establish environmental administration structures within the local bodies.
SEAM-N has supported development of environmental administration structure of DDC offices. The environment sections have been established in the DDC offices.  A network amongst the district governmental and relevant offices has been created through establishment of Environmental Sub Committees (ESC) at DDC offices for balanced and effective environmental decision making.
Key activities
  • To support local bodies to establish environmental administration
  • To strengthen the capacity of the DDC offices for enforcement of environmental rules and regulations at local level.
  • To strengthen the capacity of the local authorities for sustainable environmental planning, administration and regular monitoring of the overall state of the environment
  • To establish Environmental Unit (EU) as an integral part of the local bodies in order to prepare and execute environment action plans, programs and strategies
  • To help form Environmental sub-committee (ESC) in local bodies having advisory role in planning, management, as well as monitoring and evaluation of all environment related activities initiated at municipal and VDC level.