Tamil Nadu State Action Plan on Climate Change (TNSAPCC)

About TNSAPCC

The National Action Plan on Climate Change was released on 30th June 2008 and it effectively pulls together a number of government’s existing National Action Plans on water, renewable energy, energy efficiency, agriculture and others, with the unique approach to reduce the stress of climate change.

The Department of Environment has been nominated as nodal agency for implementing State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) under Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCARAI) Programme in Tamil Nadu State. The State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) for Tamil Nadu has been endorsed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India (GoI) on 31st March 2015.


At present, the strategies framed in the Tamil Nadu State Action Plan on Climate Change (TNSAPCC) are in the process of being implemented within each of the identified sector by seeking funds from various project financing mechanisms like Adaptation Fund Board, Green Climate Fund and National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change and also from all the National Missions of the Country pertaining to NAPCC.


Accordingly, the Department of Environment, has submitted various proposals in consultation with Department for International Development (DFID) and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The Department of Environment has submitted project proposal on “Management and rehabilitation of coastal habitats and biodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Livelihood in Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, India” and the project has been approved by the MoEF&CC,GoI., under the Grants-in-Aid component of the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC) at a cost of Rs. 24.74 crores. This project is currently under implementation by the DoE. Know more