● The idea of ‘sustainable development’ became popular with the publication of a paper by the World Commission on Environment and Development, in 1987.
● Sustainable development is defined as development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.
● The sustainable development can be done by reducing pollution by using eco-friendly technology.
● Use of natural resources in such a way to ensure availability for the future generations, social equality in accessing resources.
● Therefore, sustainable development is a need of an hour