Neighbourhood News Desk/New Delhi/Avi Arya
After eight years in the first week of January, Delhi government finally submits the action plan to combat climate change, to the union ministry of environment and forest.
Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain said that this plan explains how the climate over Delhi could change over the next three decades and also fixes targets for various departments on tasks that need to be achieved.
Delhi is considered the last state to come up with a State Climate Change Action Plan (SAPCC), under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) which was formed in 2009.
This plan focuses on six vulnerable areas, including energy, transport and urban development which could be affected the most. This also includes targets for reduction and adaptation that have also been set for various departments till 2030.