The Centre for Environment Energy and Climate Change (CEECC) at Asian
Development Research Institute hoisted a consultation meeting on cohesive
action plan to combat climate change in Bihar at its premises. The Meeting was chaired
by Shri Vyasji, Vice Chairman, Bihar State Disaster Management Authority and
was Co-Chaired by Shri Bharat Jyoti, Assistant Chief wild life conservator of
forests and Shri R B Singh, Director Ecology and Nodal Officer Climate gave the
closing comments of the consultation meeting.
Gupta, Member Secretary, ADRI stated that 02 degree rise in temperature will
lead to a 20% decrease in production chain. Shri Vyasji also depicted the
importance of Climate Change on drought and flood. The common consensus that was
brought in the meeting was :
Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) need to be restructured.
primitive information common pool has to be made.
committee and climate change cell should be made obligatory under department of
forest and environment, Government of Bihar.
major sectoral portions that needs to be implemented on research are - (a)
Agriculture, (b) Water, (c) Health.
agencies are: UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, OXFAM, DFID-ACT, ADPC, Doctors for you,
Change Alliance, ICIMOD, Save the Children, Water Aid, Action Aid, British High
Commission and others.
Mohanty, Project Director, Centre for Environment Energy and Climate Change
proposed vote of thanks.