Two-day International Workshop on Green National Accounting for India finished in New Delhi on 6 April 2013. The Government of India established the expert group under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) in August 2011.
The aim of this expert group was development of framework for green national accounts, identification of data gaps and preparation of a road map to implement the framework. The expert group conducted in-depth deliberations on these issues over past one and half years. The report was submitted in the international workshop. The report called, Green National Accounts in India –A Framework was released by the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh on 5 April 2013.
The Green National Accounts in India –A Framework report reflected the state of economy. It also formed the raw material for assessment and policy formulation. This report consisted of six chapters and includes conceptual foundations of economic evaluation. The report also deals with not only the conceptual building up of the system of Green National Accounts, but also deals with the implementation ability aspects based on the conceptual framework of Green Accounting Framework.