The objective of the study was to identify farmers’ perceptions towards changing climate along with their farm-level adaptation measures with a view to suggest appropriate research/ policy issues which help in facilitating farmers’ adaptation to changing climate. Role of extension in facilitating adaptation to changing climate is discussed.

Genetic modification in agriculture involves the release of modified living organisms into the open environment. It is a technology which is at present imprecise, potentially hazardous and irreversible.

Minerals are valuable natural resource being the vital raw material for infrastructure, capital goods and basic industries. The endowment is finite and non-renewable. Hence, the exploitation of minerals has to be guided by long term National Goals and Perspectives. The State Mineral Policy is an integration of National Mineral policy.

EIA & EMP for The Proposed 2 X 800 MW Udangudi Super Critical Thermal Power Project ( A CDM Project ) of TANGEDCO. The EIA studies were conducted and EIA/EMP reports were prepared through M/s.

Draft EIA report of 4.30 MTPA limestone mining at Belgaum, Karnataka of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.

Andhra Pradesh Government prepares the Socio – Economic Survey Report every year and places it before both the Houses of the State Legislature along with budget documents. The present issue of Socio-Economic Survey pertains to the year 2012-13.

This report includes the analysis of forest fires in Andhra Pradesh, which has immense importance in creation of a healthy forest.

This publication is an attempt to share the initial outcomes of Technology Demonstration Component being implemented by selected KVKs. In this, significant lessons learnt and initial impact of the interventions on helping the farmers to cope with climate variabilities are presented.

Rainfed agriculture constitutes 55% of net sown area in the country. The annual average rainfall of the country varies from 400 to more than 2000mm varying in both space and time. In low to medium rainfall rainfed regions, the occurrence of high intense rainfall events with the short duration are very common causing the soil erosion.

The policy shall be known as the “Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy – 2012 ”.