Why Regulations Come Up Short?

Some Observations from a Field Study of the Kanpur Leather Industry

Author Biographies

Aparajita Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400076

Haripriya Gundimeda, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400076

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Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI). 2012. "Study Report on Relocation of Tanneries in Jajmau, Kanpur." Lucknow: Government of Uttar Pradesh.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). 2019. "Guidelines for Environmental Improvement in Leather Tannery Sector." New Delhi. http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/Draft%20Guidelines%20for%20Environmental%20Improvement%20in%20Leather%20Tannery%20Sector.pdf.

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Koshy, Jacob. 2018. "Nowhere to Hide: How Kanpur’s Tanneries Are Struggling to Stay Afloat." The Hindu, September 1. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/nowhere-to-hide/article24835411.ece.

Published
2020-07-16