Social Impact Assessment

Institute is recognized as Social Impact Assessment Team (SIA Team) by Revenue Department, Government of Gujarat.

Whenever the appropriate government intends to acquire land for public purpose, Social Impact Assessment has to be carried out for estimation of Social Impacts, nature of them and the impact of these costs on the overall costs of the project vis-à-vis the benefits of project etc.

Social Impact assessment has carried out by consultation with locals, personal interviews, focus group discussion, and consultation with local administrative body followed by Public hearing in affected areas to bring out the main findings of the Social Impact Assessment, seeking feedback on the findings and to seek additional information and views for incorporating the same in the final documents.

GEMI has awarded with 9 SIA projects by Revenue Department, Government of Gujarat, and out of them 6 studies has completed and final report is submitted in Government.