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Five R’s: A cross-sectoral landscape of Just Transition in India

Chandra Bhushan and Srestha Banerjee , iFOREST
In India, a just transition will necessitate policy and planning for five key elements: restructuring of the economy and industries; repurposing of land and infrastructure; reskilling existing and training new workers; revenue substitution and investments in just transition; and responsible social and environmental practises. To ensure targeted interventions and just socioeconomic and environmental outcomes, all of these must be considered appropriately in a sectoral and region-specific manner.