Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Study

Social impact assessment (SIA) is a methodology to review the social effects of infrastructure projects and other development interventions. In process of Environmental Clearance (EC), Social Impact Assessment carried out as a part of the Environmental Impact Assessment.

SIA is to develop mitigation plans to overcome the potential negative impacts on individuals and communities, and the society at large.

EQMS experts have vast experience of providing SIA services and its purpose to identify impacts on local community; Economic impacts; Human Health; Increased traffic; Impact on holy places and tourism & Economic impact on project affected families. EQMS has provided SIA services to various governments, private and international clients.


Our SIA service can benefit the client in the following manner:

Associated social liabilities are identified and quantified so that they can be managed

Makes your project more sustainable.



Service by EQMS

SIA provide services in following sectors

Mining of minerals;

River Valley, Hydel, Drainage and Irrigation projects;

Thermal power plants; Metallurgical industries;

Chemical Fertilizers;

 Pesticides industry and pesticide specific intermediates

Synthetic organic chemicals industry

Isolated storage & handling of hazardous chemicals;

Industrial estates/ parks/ complexes/ Areas;

Common hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs);

Ports, harbors, jetties, marine terminals, break waters and dredging;

Highways, Railways, transport terminals, mass rapid transport systems;

Building and large construction projects including shopping malls, multiplexes, commercial complexes, housing estates, hospitals, institutions

Townships and Area development projects.




EQMS is accredited EIA Consultant under a voluntary accreditation scheme of National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET- a constituent board of the Quality Council of India (QCI)) for 14 Sectors.

More than 200 successful environmental Impact Assessment Clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India experiences more than a decade in EIA field.Highly experienced EIA professionals (Scientists, Engineers, doctorate specialist in various areas like environmental engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, chemistry, Ecology & Biodiversity and climate change, sociology etc.Vast experience in serving Government, private and International Clients

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