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Green Prakriya is a dedicated portal on addressing the issue of climate change. It is THE information hub and gateway to action on climate change, and its impact. Addressing climate change, this tool is an essential effort to make a one-stop-portal on climate change and India issues. The Portal acts as built-in search engine connecting with various government organisations, civil society groups and private stakeholders working in addressing the issues and impact of climate change.

Government Stakeholders
Ministry of Environment & Forest, India

The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) is the nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of India’s environmental and forestry policies and programmes. The primary concerns of the Ministry are implementation of policies and programmes relating to conservation of the country’s natural resources including its lakes and rivers, its biodiversity, forests and wildlife, ensuring the welfare of animals, and the prevention and abatement of pollution.
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Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide the nation with best possible services in forecasting the monsoons and other weather/climate parameters, ocean state, earthquakes, tsunamis and other phenomena related to earth systems through well integrated programmes. The Ministry mandate is to look after Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean Science & Technology and Seismology in an integrated manner.
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Department of Science & Technology

The Department of Science & Technology plays a pivotal role in promotion of Science & Technology in the country. The Department has wide ranging activities ranging from promoting high end basic research and development of cutting edge technologies on one hand to service the technological requirements of the common man through development of appropriate skills and technologies on the other.
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The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE)

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is the nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country.
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Ministry of Water Resources

The National Water Board was constituted in September, 1990 with Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources as Chairman, Chief Secretaries of all the States / UTs, Secretaries of concerned Union Ministries and Chairman, Central Water Commission, as Members, in order to review the progress of implementation of the stipulations of the National Water Policy for reporting to the NWRC and also initiate effective measures for systematic development of the country’s water resources. The Ministries work on two schemes on Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies (i) one with external assistance and (ii) the other with domestic support for implementation during XI Plan Period have been approved by the Government.
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Central Water Commission

Central Water Commission is a premier Technical Organization of India in the field of Water Resources and is presently functioning as an attached office of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. The Commission is entrusted with the general responsibilities of initiating, coordinating and furthering in consultation of the State Governments concerned, schemes for control, conservation and utilization of water resources throughout the country, for purpose of Flood Control, Irrigation, Navigation, Drinking Water Supply and Water Power Development.
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Civil Society Organisations
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

The Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), a network of 22 member country governments, promotes global change research in the region, increases developing country involvement in that research, and strengthens interactions between the science community and policy-makers.
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Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA)

The Central Himalayan Environment Association, CHEA in short, was founded on October 2, 1981, aims to develop and provide integrated and innovative solutions, in cooperation with regional and international partners, that foster direct action and policy changes for overcoming the environmental, economic and social vulnerability of the Mountain People.
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The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)

TERI was formally established in 1974 with the purpose of tackling and dealing with the immense and acute problems that mankind is likely to face within in the years ahead.

  • On account of the gradual depletion of the earth’s finite energy resources which
    are largely non-renewable and
  • On account of the existing methods of their use which are polluting

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Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN)

The Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN) is a network of young people in 18 states who are concerned about climate change & environment issues. The purpose of IYCN is to bring the voice of Indian youth on the global platform as South Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions affected by potentially catastrophic climate change & environment issues.
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