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Arunachal Pradesh plans 'Climate Change Management Mission - 2047'

The Arunachal Pradesh government has come up with the ‘Climate Change Management Mission - 2047’, a roadmap for the State to contribute in the global efforts

Arunachal Pradesh

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Aug 2021 2:22 AM GMT

Our Correspondent

ITANAGAR: The Arunachal Pradesh government has come up with the 'Climate Change Management Mission - 2047', a roadmap for the State to contribute in the global efforts to minimize and mitigate climate change.

Chairing the seventh e-Pragati meeting virtually here on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu opined that the State being a part of the Himalayas and one of the largest forest covers in the country, had a big role to play in dealing with climate change and global warming.

Prepared and presented by the State Environment and Forests department, the Mission has put up water conservation goals, habitats goals, agriculture sector goals, forest sector goals, disaster management goals, energy and transport sector goals, waste management goals and health sector goals to be achieved in the next two decades, an official communiqué stated. The goals envision to attain climate regulation, increased carbon sinks and reduced CO2 emissions, increased green cover, eco-system restoration, germplasm conservation, improved livelihood and opportunities, improved health sector and water security.

Khandu informed that the next cabinet meeting, scheduled for Thursday, would exclusively discuss climate change and he directed the department to submit the detailed Climate Change Management Mission- 2047 document for the same.

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