Recently, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences tabled ‘ The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022’ in the Lok Sabha.
The draft bill is India’s first domestic legislation with regard to Antarctic in India. Already, 27 countries have domestic legislations on Antarctic.
Need for such Legislation –
Provisions of the bill –
India’s involvement in Antarctica –
What is Antarctic Treaty?
Key provisions of the Treaty –
About the ‘Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty’ –