This executive summary provides an overview of methodologies and findings of vulnerability assessments undertaken in 20 Indian cities as well as recommendations for future actions.

This report is primarily addressed at policymakers and others concerned about gender and energy issues in India. The ministerial structure as it relates to energy in India is given as an appendix for the benefit of readers both within and outside India. Typically, a gender audit exercise is carried out by experts at the organisational level.

This report contains the "Natural Resource Accounting of Goa State' and the valuation of environment and forest ecosystem of Goa state. In this report basic concepts on environmental accounting and different approaches of valuation are described. More specifically report covers the valuation in the specific sectors viz., air, water, municipal solid waste, and forestry.