Assam state action plan on climate change, 2012 – 2017

The Assam SAPCC envisages a sustainable and climate resilient development pathway through a synergistic combination of adaptation & mitigation measures with focus on research, appropriate technology, capacity creation and governance. The two basic premises underlying the Assam SAPCC are: National Priorities highlighted in NAPCC; and State-specific climate -related risks and opportunities. The Assam SAPCC is largely based on the available scientific literature and expert advice on the various response measures from representatives of various government departments and agencies. The approach to the SAPCC has been developed in view of observed trends and future projections of climate variability and change while simultaneously considering current and future trajectories of socio-economic development in the State