Identifying Positive & Negative Impacts of Mumbai Metro Line IV by Leopold Matrix

Authors(2) :-Sagar B Khaire, Dr. H.S. Jeswani

The Environmental Impact assessment of any Infrastructure work is carried out for determining the Environment and Socio-Economic impacts prior to the commencement of construction. This thesis work assesses the Environmental impacts for the upcoming Metro Line 4(Wadala-Ghatkopar-Teen Hath Naka (Thane)-Kasarwadavli). The study mainly aims at quantifying the maximum positive and negative impacts on the Environment during and after the construction. For achieving public participation and ensuring transparency, a survey of the professionals, students, and local people from the surrounding area of work location having the background in the field of Environment was conducted. The answers to the survey questionnaire are tabulated with regards to maximum and minimum impacts and interpreted using the concept of ‘Leopold’s Matrix’. Based on the result from the ‘Leopold’s Matrix’ critical impacts are decided & study with respect to those factors will be done in the future aspect of the work.

Authors and Affiliations

Sagar B Khaire
PG Student, Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Dr. H.S. Jeswani
Dean, Finance and Associate Professor, Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Environmental Impact assessment, MoEF, Metro Line 4, Leopold’s Matrix.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 7 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-03-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 420-426
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844415
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sagar B Khaire, Dr. H.S. Jeswani, " Identifying Positive & Negative Impacts of Mumbai Metro Line IV by Leopold Matrix, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 7, pp.420-426, March-April-2018.
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