National Implementation Plan (Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants)
As per the mandate, “Paragraph 1, Article- 7”, each party to the Stockholm convention shall develop and endeavor to implement a plan for the implementation of its obligations under the Stockholm Convention. Thus development of the National Implementation Plan (NIP) is the first step to implement the Stockholm Convention on PoPs. As a party to the convention, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India has prepared and submitted a National Implementation Plan (NIP) for 12 PoPs that have been banned initially in April 2011.
India’ National Implementation Plan-: