State Level Steering Committee (SLSC) on Climate Change Adaptation held

Itanagar, Jan 24: A State Level Steering Committee (SLSC) on Climate Change Adaptation headed by Shri. Satya Gopal, Chief Secretary, Government of Arunachal Pradesh was held on January 24th 2019 1530 Hrs. at CS conference Hall to discuss on the submission of Project Concept Note (PCN) under National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC) with MoEF & CC, GOI at projected cost of Rs. 24.71 Crore on Climate Change vulnerabilities and Rejuvenation of spring Sources of Papum and Poma Rivers by the State Climate Change Cell under the Deptt. of Environment & Forests.
The Project Proposal was approved by the SLSC as proposed for the total outlay with recommendation of Project execution cost @1% of total project cost. The SLSC further approved for Constitution of Committee for whole Arunachal Pradesh in making plan and budgeting for treatment from ridge to valley, Technical ,Financial Assessment of suggested measures in Plan and identify the recharge area under the chairmanship of Sh. AK Shukla PCCF (Environment & Climate Change).The committee to be comprised of Spl.Secy (Rural Development & PR), Chief Engineer (PHE), Chief Engineer (WRD), Director (AH & Very), Director (Agriculture) and Dy. Director (Env & CC) as its members.
This project proposal approved by the State Steering Committee is the first project in the State of its kind to be submitted under NAFCC scheme with Govt. of India. The meeting was attended by PCCF & HoFF,PCCF (Env & CC), Commissioner and Secretary of Seven line Deptts apart from Directors (Animal Husbandry & Vety) and Chief Engineer Water Resources Deptt.
The Presentation was made by Sh. D.Dohu Robin, Dy. Director ( Env & CC) as Coordinator for the Project Proposal.