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Action plan on climate change awaiting final review, Delhi govt tells NGT

  • Action plan on climate change awaiting final review, Delhi govt tells NGT

    Summary: National Action Plan on Climate Change is a comprehensive action plan which outlines measures on climate change relating adaptation and mitigation while simultaneously advancing development. It also said that the draft Delhi State Action Plan on Climate Change has been prepared on the lines of NAPCC in further extension to the Climate Change Agenda, as per the framework of Ministry of Environment and Forests. The Environment Ministry had earlier told NGT that it has repeatedly asked the Delhi Government to expedite and submit the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC), but nothing has been done. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)The Delhi government has told the National Green Tribunal that the draft State Action Plan on Climate Change on the lines of NAPCC has been sent to various departments and was awaiting a final review. Pandey, in his plea filed through advocate Gaurav Bansal, contended that the national capital was facing a number of environmental issues due to ill-effects of climate change.

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    The National Green Tribunal. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) The National Green Tribunal. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) The Delhi government has told the National Green Tribunal that the draft State Action Plan on Climate Change on the lines of NAPCC has been sent to various departments and was awaiting a final review.

    National Action Plan on Climate Change is a comprehensive action plan which outlines measures on climate change relating adaptation and mitigation while simultaneously advancing development. “The draft report has been sent to all stakeholder departments for comments. Thereafter, final meeting was held on September 23, 2016 under the chairmanship of the Environment Secretary. Further comments as received from various departments have been incorporated. “It is most respectfully submitted that the draft report with incorporated comments/inputs from all concerned departments was put up in the month of December last year for approval.

    Source: http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/action-plan-on-climate-change-awaiting-final-review-delhi-govt-tells-ngt-4575723/


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