India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)

Union Environment Minister released the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) that seeks to provide an integrated approach towards cooling and related areas including reduction in the cooling demand, in order to reduce emissions. Reduction of cooling demand across sectors by 20-25 per cent and refrigerant demand by 25-30 per cent by 2037-38 are the goals of the ICAP. Curtailing the cooling energy requirements by 25-40 per cent by 2037-38 is also a part of the ICAP goals besides training and certification of 100,000 serving sector technicians by 2022-23.